they were more motivated because they were fighing for their homes. they knew the area around them so they used their enviroment to their advantage bringing about gurella warfare. france backed them up later on during the revolution because france hated britian
â¦ when the american revolution began, it looked like the colonists faced unbelievable odds. how did a ragtag band of volunteers without enough food or equipment manage to defeat the most powerful army and navy in the world?