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1) Lack of money and supplies (at one point, had to actually conduct raiding parties to acquire food for army) 2) No navy (hence the need to get the French involved)

3) Poorly trained/disciplined forces

4) Inconsistent domestic support

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They did not have proper uniforms for the most part - shoes were a big issue. There were shelter, food and training issues as well. In comparison to the British - most were men who strove to free America, but had been farmers or store owners prior to going to war.

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give two disadvantageds suffered by the patriots

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The Patriots had some major disadvantages during the revolutionary war. These disadvantages included, lack of money and supplies, poorly trained forces, and inconsistent domestic support.

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The Patriots had little money and supplies while the British had the biggest navy in the world, a well trained army, and enough money to buy a whole empire.

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they had to travel by boat it was costly

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