HA-HA-HA! Give me that note and just let me enjoy my Christmas dinner.
Sir, this is an urgent message. The Americans are coming and they plan to take over one of our bases!
Battle of Princeton
Quickly, troops, before they realize their foolishness!
New York was an important place for business and an important harbor for the colonies. By taking New York, the British could block off New England from the rest of the colonies.
Foreign- Born Heroes of the Revolution
I can help financially!
I can train the troops!
Hessian commander Johann Rall ignored a warning note from his troops concerning Washington's troops attempting to capture a Hessian base. Washington took the Hessians by surprise and won.
Native Americans' Role in the War
Let's join the colonists! They have a good reason to rebel.
Let's remain neutral. This is a British civil war and it's none of our business.
Let's join the British! Our liberty and land will remain protected!
Washington's troops kept camp fires lit at their camp site to fool the British into thinking that their plan to surround the Americans was working.
Some of the most important heroes of America were Prussian, French, Bavarian, Polish, and Spanish. They aided the Revolution financially, materialistically, and in training ability.
I can help with combat products like troops!
Natives in America had to choose sides in the war. Some chose to support the British, some to support the colonists, and some decided to remain neutral.
Weapons used in the war ranged from swords to cannons to pistols. Pistols were rare, easy to use, and showed high rank. Cannons shot shrapnel bombs and cannon balls, the latter which were flammable lead and set troops on fire.