-Americas darkest hour: General Howe brought 10,000 troops to New York and took control over it - Washington retreated to NJ
-BATTLE OF TRENTONHowe left 1,400 troops in Trenton, NJ - Washington attacked and captured ~ 200 soldiers Christmas morning
-War begins again in Spring 1777: British plan strategy, Howe doesn't understand his part and goes to Philadelphia - Americans lose very badly
-BATTLE OF SARATOGA: France & Spain decide to help with the war
-BATTLE AT YORKTOWN: french blocked British help from sea
-October 19, Cornwallis surrendered
AMERICANS WIN THEIR INDEPENDENCE!