Who crossed the Delaware river to defeat the hessians at Trenton?
General George Washington is well remembered for crossing the Delaware to defeat the Hessians at Trenton. He caught the Hessians by surprise, as they didn't believe anyone foolish enough to cross a river into an occupied city.
Washington defeated the Hessians after he crossed the Delaware River from Pennsylvania (now known as Washington's Crossing, PA) into Trenton, New Jersey. The Hessians had been up celebrating and Washington and his men surprised them, defeating them soundly in the Battle of Trenton (December 26, 1776).
December 24th 1776
George Washington and the American Army
Which important Revolutionary War figure crossed the Delaware River to defeat the British troops at the Battle of Trenton?
Actually, I thought it was the Potomac River. He crossed the Delaware River just above Trenton, NJ to defeat the British
to defeat England in Trenton
George Washington defeated the Hessians, in the battle of Trenton, because he made a surprise attack on Christmas day. Keep in mind the Hessians had just finished their partying, they were drunk, tired, and not ready for battle.
Hessians, troops "rented" by England's King George to enlarge his army in America
General Cornwallis intended to avenge the defeat of the Hessians at Trenton and wipe out Washington's army. Didn't work out too well for him. Washington's aim was to drive the British troops out of New Jersey.
Less than an hour. It was a quick and lopsided battle because the Mexicans were overconfident and Houston caught them completely by surprise, just like Washington did with the Hessians at Trenton six decades earlier.
The Battle of Trenton took place in December 1776 in New Jersey. There was no Battle of Philadelphia. The Battle of Brandywine took place on September 1777 in Delaware County in Pennsylvania. Washington's defeat at the battle allowed the British Army under General Howe to march on and capture Philadelphia.
Hannibal crossed the Alps to invade Italy in the second Punic war. Incidentally, Hannibal did not defeat Rome in that war-- Rome defeated him.
In 1780 the Patriots suffered their worst defeat of the war at Was it Yorktown Charlestown Kings Mountain or Trenton?
Washington's defeat of the Hessian soldiers at the Battle of Trenton.
Hessian soldiers serving in the British army. The commander he defeated was Johann Rall.
he and his troops surprise-attacked the British camp on Christmas Day during a giant blizzard.
December 25, 1776
Washington knew the American victory at the was important because something had to be done to lift the spirits of the Patriots after their defeat at New York?
Battle of Trenton
Wallace watched the English as they crossed the bridge & waited till just the right the moment, when there were sizable amount of English that had crossed the bridge.. He knew how many he could defeat..
Delaware dead deadly defeat Dutch disease deserter
Andes!there important because of Jose San Martin crossed them to get to Peru to defeat the spaniards.and because of there gold.
Washington served in the House of Burgesses in 1758 for 17 years then became Justice of the Peace for Fairfax County. He was elected as a Virginia delegate for both the first and second Continental Congress. Later he was unanimously elected as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army. Easily defeat by Britain's General Howe throughout New York and New Jersey, Washington and his army retreated into Pennsylvania. On December 25, 1776, he crossed the Delaware River… Read More
George Washington was in charge of the Continental Army in the American Revolution. Many of the troops only joined the army because they trusted and admired Washington. On December 25, 1776, Washington's troops rowed across the Delaware River to New Jersey where they attacked the Hessians at Trenton. The Americans captured and killed over 900 Hessians and seized much needed supplies. In September of 1777 General Washington fought against the British general Howe at the… Read More
The Hyksos used chariots, horses, and compound bows to defeat them. The Romans used their spears to defeat them.
He crossed the channel on the 28th of September, 1066 and he defeated king Harold at the Battle of Hastings on the 14th of October.
Washington camp at Valley Forge for the Winter of 1777. They suffered from lack of food, clothing, and shelter. In spite of harsh conditions that challenged him, Washington managed to keep the Continental Army together.
George Washington's troops made it safely across the Delaware River in the dark of night, in icy winter water, to defeat the Hessian troops. Survival of these deadly conditions and success in battle could be considered Divine Providence.
the british surrendered to Washington at Yorktown but the were defeated many other times. a truly demoralizing battle was probably the crossing of the Delaware.
Hannibal, a famous Carthaginian general, crossed the Alps and almost wiped out the Romans. The Romans were on the verge of defeat until the Roman army reached Carthage's capital. Hannibal's troops rushed home, where they were defeated at Zama, ending the Second Punic War.
During World War II itself, German troops crossed the borders into numerous countries, both in Western Europe and in Eastern Europe (not to overlook their North African campaign). Perhaps the most significant border-crossings occurred in September of 1939, when the war began after Germany violated the Polish border, and in June of 1941, when Germany crossed the border of their "ally," the Soviet Union, and thereby ensured their ultimate defeat in the war.
There were many battles during the American Revolution. The colonies won some and lost some but the most important battle the Americans won was the Battle of Yorktown which ended the war. Other battles of note were the Battle of Saratoga and the battles of Trenton and Princeton.
The importance of Washington and his army crossing the river, is the first sign of Washington fighting to get his army back, since he only had about 2500 men at that time. Since winter was coming all of the men's "contracts" were up they didn't have to serve in it anymore. Plus they were very eager to get back home since they barely had any food left, most of their clothes had fallen apart, most… Read More
Alexander the Great was able to build such a large and expansive empire because of his warfare strategy. Alexander the Great was able to defeat any enemy that crossed his path, which allowed him to conquer all of the countries he entered and add them to his empire.
Defeat is a noun (a defeat) and a verb (to defeat).
The person the Delaware State Quarter celebrates is Caesar Rodney, and specifically his famous ride to Philadelphia in 1776. Rodney served in the http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Continental_Congress as a representative of Delaware along with Thomas McKean and George Read from 1774 through 1776. Rodney was in Dover attending to Loyalist activity in Sussex County when he received word from Thomas McKean that he and George Read were deadlocked on the vote for independence. To break that deadlock, Rodney… Read More
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Why did the colonial troops find that the European style of fighting was not the most effective against the British?
Not only was the British Army one of the world's most well-trained armies at the time, but they often had the advantage of numerical superiority. Washington's defeat at the Battle of Trenton showed this weakness. In later conflicts, the colonials adopted many tactics of skirmishing and guerrilla warfare that had been effective in the French and Indian War.
British troops were having a meeting in her home when she overheard their plans of an attack for the next day at Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania. The next morning, she pretended to go get flour, crossed the British lines, and warned the American troops about the surprise attack. When the British arrived, the Colonial army was ready for battle and defeat the redcoats.
The defeat of Germany was the top priority of the Allies because it was believed that Germany's defeat would assure the defeat of Italy and Japan. The defeat of Italy or Japan would not necessarily assure the defeat of Germany.
One of the greatest incidents was during the year that the Declaration of Independence was announced. That summer and fall, the Continental Army had been pushed by the British through New York and New Jersey with defeat after defeat and into Pennsylvania. The troops were dejected and in terrible shape and were going to disban at the end of the year. Things looked hopeless but Washington was able to hold the army together and promise… Read More
no dinosaurs can not defeat dragons but dragons can defeat dinosaurs
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She is a myth. You can not 'defeat' her.
If defeat is a verb then its antonym is win. If defeat is a noun then its antonym is victory.
His job was to defeat the Incas His job was to defeat the Incas His job was to defeat the Incas
The antonym of defeat is triumph.
The abbreviation for defeat is... 'def.'
the vikings did have to defeat people
Only a Prime can defeat the original primes