Proclaimed independence from the British.
Writin by Tomas Paine. Another short essay written to give the colonists hope of winning the war.
Washington needed a daring move. So he led his men across the Delaware river and attacked the British at Trenton on Christmas morning.
Heavy snow falls and coldest winters was the worst time during this war. Many died from thin cloths, no shoes, disease, running away, of the bitter cold. This tests Washington's leadership. Those that do come out of Valley Forge are must stronger army because they survived Valley Forge.
A series of battles took place for the next month. The British could not break through the Americans and eventually were surrounded. Then the British surrendered.
1) loyalists- British believed there are more in the south.
2) close to supplies
3) slaves ( told them if they faught with them they could be free )
/when slaves were taken the loyalists change to patriots/
The French were still mad that they had lost the the British so they join the war on the Americans side. They provided supplies, funds, and more troops to fight. When the French joins the war so does Germany and Spain.
He commands a ship and goes up against a British ship. The battle at night for 3 and a half hours. After awhile the British surrender.
Small groups of fighters who weaken the enemy with surprise raids and hit-and-runs.
5000 Am. Surrender
British trapped them self in Yorktown. Bring all of the Americans/ French navy to trap them. END OF WAR!!! Can fight his way out so they surrender.