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Turning points of the war
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British army officer during the American War. Commander in chief and led many battles against the Patriots and the Continental army
professional soldier who is paid to fight in a foreign army
Battle of Trenton
Revolutionary war, battle in New Jersey, won by the Continental army. Continental army crosses the Delaware river in the middle of Christmas night and surprised more than 1,000 German mercenaries. Victorious in battle and raises the troops spirits.
General on the British army, and involved in the battle of Princeton, where Continental army was victorious.
Battle of Princeton
1777 Revolutionary War battle in New Jersey, won by the Continental Army. Again moving his troops in the night, Washington inflicted heavy casualties on General Charles Cornwallis's troops
1777 Revolutionary War battle considered to be the turning point in the war because the Patriot win convinced the French to aid the United States.
Marquis de Lafayette
French volunteer who aided in military expertise and assistance
Leading American negotiator in Paris, cunning and popular in France by representing himself in public as a simple American who loved the French.
Location in Pennsylvania where Washingtons army spent a difficult winter in 1777-1778 Soldiers suffered from a lack of supplies and food
1778 Revolutionary war battle site in New Jersey where neither side won a clear victory.
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