General George Washington employed a winning strategy that included victories at the Battle of Trenton in 1776 and Yorktown in 1781.

General George Washington employed a winning strategy that included victories at the Battle of Trenton in 1776 and Yorktown in 1781.

Edward Percy Moran, Washington inspecting the captured colors after the battle of Trenton. Lithograph of painting by Hayes Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y., 1914. / Battle of Trenton · George Washington's Mount Vernon

Edward Percy Moran, Washington inspecting the captured colors after the battle of Trenton. Lithograph of painting by Hayes Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y., 1914. / Battle of Trenton · George Washington's Mount Vernon

The Sanhicans, a Native American tribe, previously occupied the site of modern-day Trenton. They called the area Assunpink, a name that means “stony, watery place" and refers to the rocky falls in the nearby stretch of the Delaware River.

The Sanhicans, a Native American tribe, previously occupied the site of modern-day Trenton. They called the area Assunpink, a name that means “stony, watery place" and refers to the rocky falls in the nearby stretch of the Delaware River.

Crossing the Delaware: Victory at the Battle of Trenton: The Battle of Trenton, 1776

Crossing the Delaware: Battle of Trenton

Crossing the Delaware: Victory at the Battle of Trenton: The Battle of Trenton, 1776

The surrender to General George Washington of the dying Hessian commander, Colonel Rahl, at the Battle of Trenton

The surrender to General George Washington of the dying Hessian commander, Colonel Rahl, at the Battle of Trenton

Crossing the Delaware: Battle of Trenton

Crossing the Delaware: Battle of Trenton

By Hollee Chadwick The American Revolutionary War, also known as the American War of Independence was fought between Great Britain and the thirteen British colonies between the years 1775 and

General George Washington crossing the Delaware at the Battle of Trenton on Christmas night 1776

General George Washington crossing the Delaware at the Battle of Trenton on Christmas night 1776

George Washington, Battle of Trenton, & Betsy Ross Lesson - This is part 4 of a 6 part hands-on unit study on the American War for Independence. Make powder horns, cook hasty pudding, reenact the crossing of the Delaware and Battle of Trenton, paint the first American flag, and more!

George Washington, Battle of Trenton, & Betsy Ross Lesson

George Washington, Battle of Trenton, & Betsy Ross Lesson - This is part 4 of a 6 part hands-on unit study on the American War for Independence. Make powder horns, cook hasty pudding, reenact the crossing of the Delaware and Battle of Trenton, paint the first American flag, and more!

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