At first, the war is badly for the Continental Army. They lose a lot of battles.
Met up with the British Army
The Continental Army lose two major battles to the British in New York and in Pennsylvania.
The Battle of Saratoga
The British Army are making a plan to end the war quickly. So, they bring large forces together in New York and they wanted to defeat the Americans by cutting off New England from the other colonies.
The end of Saratoga
Both Army met up together in the summer of 1777 at the New York. The British soldiers are marching in straight lines while the Continental Army use ways that they learn from Indians is surprise attacks.
After several such surprise attacks, the British are force to go to a camp near Sratoga, New York. In October 1777, the Continental Army overpower British Army there and make them surrender.
The Battle of Saratoga stop British plans to end the war quickly.