as the first move in a surprise attack organized byGorge Washington against the Hessian forces in Trenton New Jersey , on the morning of December 26.
The Battle of Saratoga was the turning point of the Revolutionary War.
At Valley Forge, hundreds died from the disease. However, the suffering troops were held together by loyalty to the Patriot cause and to General Washington, who stayed with his men.
The single most important diplomatic success of the colonists during the War for Independence was the critical link they forged with France. Representatives of the French and American governments signed the Treaty of Alliance and the Treaty of Amity and Commerce on February 6, 1778.
The Battle of Yorktown ended in victory for the American colonists. On October 19, 1781, the British laid down their arms and surrendered. The British army was decimated and the American Revolutionary war was virtually over.
The Battle of Yorktown marked the end of the Revolutionary War. All British forces in the colonies surrendered and Americans were the winners of the war. The surrender at Yorktown sparked the signing of the Treaty of Paris and therefore the declaration of America as an independent nation.