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First locate/circle the following on the front of the worksheet: TrentonDelaware River New JerseyDelaware Pennsylvania Using the textbook p.128-129 (New.

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2 First locate/circle the following on the front of the worksheet: TrentonDelaware River New JerseyDelaware Pennsylvania Using the textbook p (New Jersey) take notes on the battle of Trenton during the Revolutionary War. Consider information such as What happened?, Where?, Who was there?, Why it was an important battle?, How did it happen?, As well as the results?. Name __________________________ Date ____________ Pd. ______

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4 Now locate/circle the following on the front of the worksheet: TrentonDelaware River New JerseyDelaware Pennsylvania Using the textbook p (New Jersey) to answer the following: Name __________________________ Date ____________ Pd. ______ 1. What was Washington’s concern for December 31, 1776? 2. True/False – German Hessians fought out of loyalty and not for pay. 3. What did Thomas Paine mean when he said “These are the times that try men’s souls,”? 4. Where did Washington plan his attack on the Hessians? 5. Describe the scene when Washington and his men crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night in Who won the Battle of Trenton? 7. What happened on January 2, 1777? 8. What happened to the Continental Army after their victory at Trenton and Princeton? -Troops tired and discouraged -One year contract to expire -Who would re-enlist? -These long, difficult times are the moments when a man’s will is tested -Trenton, NJ -Winter, storming, ice-clogged Del. River, soldiers worn out, no shoes, lacking support and supplies -By morning Washington and his men reach enemy camp, surprising Hessians (sleep from celebrating the night before) -Patriots took 900 prisoners -Patriots -Patriots slipped behind British camp at Princeton -The next morning Washington attacked, the Redcoats ran (“It is a fine fox chase, my boys!”) -New soldiers joined the Patriot cause -Many soldiers re-enlisted


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