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propaganda to drive out the British. Lake ChamplainIn 1812, the Battle of Lake Champlain drew an end to the final assault of the northern states at the time of the war in 1812.A victory for the Americans. Fort Ticonderoga thought that is was important that military win for the colonial army. TrentonChristmas night 1776, Washington’s Army crossed the Delaware river and captured Trenton, which was held by mercenaries working for the British Army. American victory at Trenton helped energize the revolution.SaratogaThe Continental Army and General Burgoyne’s British Army troops fought the battle in New York State in 1777. Burgoyne was forced to surrender. The event raised the hope to the revolutionaries.This proved two things that the patriots could defeat sizeable regiments of the larger powerful British Army and that the Americans were not going to let the British win without a long expensive fight. Independence was still highly sought by the colonies. Though fleeing was a bad move for the morale, it still was a better tactical decision.Valley ForgeGeorge Washington and his army kept on running in the winter of 1777-1778. Valley Forge, This harsh winter there left the men close to starvation, they were all poorly equipped.Because of the conditions and the harsh weather from the winter at Valley Forge, the Revolutionary War was coming to an end.CowpensThe Battle of Cowpens took place on January 17, 1781. The location of a victory for the continental army in Carolina.This victory inspired the colonies. Some of the Loyalists in Britainbecame demoralized. The Cowpens battle weakened the British and in turn set off a series of events that would start the end of thewar.YorktownLed by George Washington and supported by the French in 1781.When Washington moved a combined force of American as well as French troops across the peninsula the American victory be completed just before the British fleet could come to the rescue ofCornwallis’s man army. Yorkton surrenders in 1781.
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