This was the last major battle of the Revolutionary War. When General Washington heard that General Cornwallis was at Yorktown, he teamed up with the French fleet and went there. While the French fleet blocked the aid of other British officers, General Washington fought. Finally, Cornwallis surrendered.
Valley Forge was a place 18 miles from Philadelphia where the Continental Army spent their winter. It was very cold, the army was ill-equipped, weary, and hungry. But, later colonists started bring food, clothing, and blankets to the soldiers when they found out.
Washington left the campfires burning and goes to the British forces toward Princeton. When the Patriots are only 30 feet within the British line, Washington shouts fire and both sides fire. Some of the British soldiers retreated to the forest while others went to Cornwallis.
General Washington surprised the Hessians by coming on the day after Christmas, and coming right after a storm. After this battle, a thousand soldiers were reported as sick. This was where Washington made his famous crossing of the Delaware River.
This was the first battle of the Revolutionary War. The 'shot heaard around the world' happened here. A British army led by General Smith was ordered to go to Concord to capture and destroy the military equipment. But, spies warned the men and they were ready.