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Charlestown peninsula was captured by the British.QuebecFought on December 31, 1775, the Battle of Quebec was a battle between the American Continental Army and the British. A decisive victory for 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.TrentonChristmas night 1776, Washington’s Army crossed the Delaware river and captured Trenton, New Jersey, which at the time was held by 1500 Hessian mercenaries working for the British Army. Though it had little strategic significance, 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.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, Pennsylvania was the main hideout for Washington and his men. The tough winter forced Washington’s men to starve.As the winter at Valley Forge showed, the Revolutionary War was coming to an end.CowpensThe Battle of Cowpens took place on January 17, 1781. It was a major win by the American Revolution forces. Brigadier General Daniel Morgan was in command of the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War.A key victory in recovering South Carolina from the British.YorktownLed by George Washington and supported by the French in 1781.The American revolution’s last significant land battle.