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Battle of Bunker Hill
Why was the Battle of Bunker Hill a moral victory for the Americans?
Asked in Battle of Bunker Hill
Evidence that the wars momentum shifted after the Battle of Bunker Hill?
The battle of Bunker Hill boosted the army's morale because although they lost the battle, the continental army proved that they could hold off the most powerful force in the world for 2/3 battles ( they pushed England back on the first 2, but England won on the the 3rd battle)- although it wasn't an actual victory, it was a moral victory ...
Why was the Battle of Bunker Hill a moral victory for the colonists?
It was a moral victory because, though the Americans lost the hill, they inflicted heavy damage unto the British. This let the British know that the Americans were ready to fight. The British went through three waves of infantry trying to capture the hill, and they lost nearly 1000 men. In addition, the Americans had done this against the most professional and well trained troops in the world. Only the Prussian army may have been a better army. ...
Why bunker hill battle is important?
The Battle at Bunker Hill is important because the British attempted to fight off the American army 3 times and were defeated twice, but the third time the Americans had to surrender (because they were out of ammunition.) At the time, the British army was the strongest in the world, and although the British won that battle, the Americans won the moral victory. They realized that if the only reason they had to surrender was because they ran out of ammo,...
What is the significance of Bunker Hill to US History?
The Battle of Bunker Hill (more accurately Breed's Hill) constituted the first major battle of the American Revolution (1775-1783). Although the British accomplished their objective, they did so at a heavy cost. This moral victory united the Americans in their opposition to the British. Also Colonists throughout America realized that the conflict was no longer restricted to Boston and or Massachusetts, and Bunker Hill became a rallying cry of the patriots in every contest of the war. Together with Lexington and Concord, Bunker...
How did the Americans win the battle of lexington and concord?
They lost the battle of lexington, but they won in a moral way, because that proved that they could take on the british. The battle of concord, they were lucky, or skilled. ...
What was the result of the battle of little roundtop?
On the 2nd day of fighting at the battle of Gettysburg, Union forces defeated the Confederate attackers, which enabled the Union troops to maintain a strategic position as well as uplift the moral of the troops and declare a victory in the day's battle. ...
How did the battle of saratoga boost the American moral?
The battle of Saratoga was the the turning point of the american revolution, and it boosted moral because it helped to convince the French government to send troops and aid to the revolutionaries ...
Asked in US Presidents, Jimmy Carter
What President complained that Americans were suffering from as sense of national malaise because they were so focused on materialism that they were suffering from a moral and spiritual crisis?
President Jimmy Carter complained that Americans were suffering from a moral and spiritual crisis. ...
Asked in US Civil War, Battle of Gettysburg
What battle is a major turning point in the civil war?
The unexpected Northern victory at Antietam (Sharpsburg). It gave Lincoln the credibility to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, which put a moral spin on the war, and made it ethically impossible for Britain and France to aid the Confederates. ...
Asked in History of the United States
How did Patriot victories at Trenton and Princeton contribute to the victory at Saratoga?
Trenton victory was a surprise to the troops! Both victories took place in the winter, once they won it boosed the troops moral. ...
Why did Americans support Cuban independence from Spain?
Because it was the right, moral and correct thing to do.
Asked in Ancient History
Why is the battle of thermopylae called a vicotry in defeat?
The ancient battle that took place in Thermopylae in 480 B.C.E. can quite sensibly be called a victory in defeat. One reason is that it both intimidated the Persian army and bought time for the rest of the Greek alliance to prepare to meet the Persian invasion. Another reason is that it demonstrated the moral victory of courageous persons, fighting for a cause they believe to be just, choosing valiant resistance (and death) over submission to an invading force. ...
Asked in US Civil War, Slavery, Abraham Lincoln
What battle convinced Lincoln that it was time to end slavery in the south?
The narrow Union victory at Antietam Creek, Maryland gave Lincoln the opportunity to issue his Emancipation Proclamation. With the victory it would not appear to the public to be a desperate war measure to stave of defeat by making the war a moral crusade. Lincoln had already written the draft of the proclamation some months before and he did not need "convincing" that it was the right thing to do. ...