What battle did Washington’s troops successfully execute a sneak attack and capture 900 British Hessian troops?
What military leader was arrogant and enjoyed the finer things in life, captured Fort Ticonderoga for the rebels, would eventually become a traitor and attempt to surrender West Point to the British?
When British General John Burgoyne said, “How I ask? How is it that my mighty forces should be defeated at Bennington? We are the professional army, they a militia. How is it we were defeated?” To whom was he referring?
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Following in the belief that a victory by the American rebels would weaken Great Britain, which two European powers sided with the rebels in the Revolutionary War?
France & Spain
What does it mean if a country says it is neutral during a conflict?
they support neither side in the conflict.
The British had captured Philadelphia in 1777 and winter was approaching, where did Washington and his troops spend the winter of 1777-1778 and describe the conditions?
Troop morale goes down as soldiers are cold, hungry and injured.
Soldiers begin to desert the army.
Which trio of men represented America at the signing of the Treaty of Paris of 1783?