The Crossing - Tiffany Lukusa

The Crossing - Tiffany Lukusa
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  • American Forces Retreating
  • Ouch!
  • Americans Reached the Delaware River
  • Cross the river!
  • Crossing the Delaware River
  • Zzzzzzzz
  • The American forces had to retreat since they were being attacked by the Hessians. They need to come up with a plan because it was winter and their men had little supplies.
  • Killing the Hessians at the Guard House
  • They reached the river after Washington came up with the idea of crossing it with boats. They were tired from walking many hours. They planned to cross at 8pm.
  • Americans Surprise the Hessians in Their Homes
  • Washington originally wanted to attack at night but he later realised that they wouldn't make it in time. It also didn't help that they were being shot at by Hessians.
  • General Gall Dies From his Injuries
  • After marching even more they reached the guard house, and they had to deal with the 6 guards. Luckily they were sleeping and just getting ready.
  • The battle of Trenton took place the day after Christmas so the Americans could have a leg up on the Hessians. The Hessians were drinking and partying the day before so they were in no shape to fight back.
  •  During the battle many shots were fired, and one of those shot hit General Gall it the chest. After that happened the Hessians were almost forced to surrender.
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