when the troops crossed, they were running low on supplies. the reason that this happened was that Congress sold all of their supplies to the British that was willing to pay more money than the Americans. since it was freezing and getting sick, many soldiers were giving up.
the battle of Saratoga was the turning point of the war. These made the British go back up to Yorktown American won!
battle of saratoga
winter at valley forge
help from overseas
General George Washington, commanding a force of 17,000 French and Continental troop begins the siege known as the battle of Yorktown against British General and a contingent of 9,00 British Troop's.
The battle of Yorktown
The treaty of Paris
the signing of the treaty of Paris marked the official end of the American Revolution, American recognized the by the British Empire.