General Washington Crosses the Delaware: Would You Join the American Revolution?

General Washington Crosses the Delaware: Would You Join the American Revolution?

by Elaine Landau

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Overview

George Washington's soldiers were tired and hungry. The British Army had forced Washington to retreat into Pennsylvania. American colonists desperately needed a victory in their fight for independence. In the middle of a fierce winter storm, Washington was faced with the tough decision of whether or not to cross the Delaware River to attack the British Army. Can you help him out? Would you risk the revolution to fight an uncertain battle? What would You do?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766063167
Publisher: Enslow Elementary
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Series: Enslow What Would You Do? Series
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Cold and Hungry Soldiers 4

Mon Look for Recruits to Fight the British 8

Howe Scatters His Mon 12

Rall Does Not Attack 16

Ewing Strikes at Night 20

Washington Plans an Attack 22

Hessians Defend Trenton Alone 24

Hessian Patrols Are Called Off 26

Washington Loads an Attack 30

Rail Goes Back for the Cannons 34

Washington's Men Stay 38

Washington Attacks Princeton 42

Timeline 45

Words to Know 46

Learn More (Books and Internet Addresses) 47

Index 48

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