On June Besty Ross finish the American flag under the request of General Washington. The Thirteen stripes represent the thirteen colonies. The red represents hardiness and valor. The blue represents vigilance, perseverance, and justice. The white symbolises purity and innocence.
On September 19, 1777, the eighteen-day war started by the British led by General John Burgoyne attacked the Americans by surprise. The Americans won from support fro the French but it was costly.
During valley forge, many soldiers froze to death and even starved to death. When they were panning for Valley Forge they calculated eight months of food but they really had eight days of food. During that time George Washington was the only general there. He encouraged the soldiers so they survived. When they passed the winter all the soldiers thanked general Washington for saving there lives.