The Patriot: It's a Lost Cause
Continental Army Officers discuss the dire situation of the Revolution. They plan to keep General Cornwallis in the south to prevent him from taking over Washington until the promised French reinforcements arrive in six months, at the earliest. The French reinforcements are vowed for by a French Officer.

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  1. Why is the Continental Army "a breath away" from losing the war?
  2. What hope does the Continental Army have?
  3. Why is this a tough task for militiamen?

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    explain the roles played by significant individuals during the American Revolution, including Abigai...
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