A guerrilla war, British wanted French territory. The British won
Howe had settled down in the winter in New York City so Washington led his troops across the Delaware river on Christmas night and at dawn they overwhelmed the hessian a and took over 900 prisoners
Baroness broke down burogoyne force. It was the turning point of the war.
Washington and Comte de Rochambeau gave up a plan to attack New York and marched to Yorktown. Washingtons artillery began to batter the British position.
Washington struck again and near Princeton where he drove out two British regiments.
-take place in Canada
- tacumpsa dies (native American leader)
-William henery Harrison= leader
- goal was to trap the Americans in the Thames river
~British controlled Lake Erie for most of the war
~British were low on supplies
~America won this battle and gained Lake Erie