Thomas Paine writes this to tell the colonials not to give up even though the situation looks hopeless.
Washington and his men surprise attack the Hessians.
Washington and his army spend the winter time here waiting for spring to come to fight. Many people die from the cold and no food.
Known as the turning point of the war.(French and other European nations side with the Americans)
Series of battles that last over a month.
Burgoynes army is surrounded so he surrenders.
They bring their navy, supplies, and 6,000 soldiers.
3) close to supplies
He captures the British ship, Serapis
5,000 American surrendered
Worst American defeat of the war
Cornwallis is trapped in the peninsula of Yorktown; has to surrender.
Peace treaty between the Americans and British