Why did george Washington cross the Delawere River?
To get to the other side!
George Washington crossed the Delaware River in 1776
George Washington crossed the Delaware River in what is commonly known as a "Durham boat," with several of his men.
Which river did George Washington cross on Christmas night in 1776 in the American revolutionary war?
On christmas night George Washington crossed the Delaware River.
That would be the Delaware River.
December 25, 1776
The deleware river
The battle of Trenton
The American Revolutionary War
The George Washington Bridge traverses the Hudson River. It connects New Jersey to Upper Manhattan.
The deleware river
Simple put, to attack the English.
George Washington crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776 as a precursor to the Battle of Trenton, in which the American army sneak attacked and seized victory over the Hessian's.
I believe they were called the "Minutemen." One hopes not by their wives.
George Washington crossed the Delaware river and attacked the British at Trenton NJ, in order to have a victory and to show that he was still a fighting general, who could win a battle, and eventually win a revolution.
It was on Christmas Day 1776 that his army made this famous crossing to initiate the Battle of Trenton.
He crossed the Delaware River
George Washington crossed the Delaware as a move to make a surprise attack. It was done during the American Revolutionary War on the night of December 25-26, 1776.
Yes, he and his army had cross the river on a cristmas morning to attack there enemy during there sleep from a wild party.they had attacked and won the battle. :)
George Washington :)
Washington's forces started to cross in the evening of Christmas Day but did not finish crossing until about 3am the following morning December 26th, due to horrendous weather.
The Delaware River
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Answeractually the day after Christmas to catch the enemies off guard December 25th, 1776 When did Washington cross the Delaware River during the American Revolution?"
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.
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Answer to get to the other side! (literally!) true. But it was also definitely not for the same reason that he crossed the Delaware River (often confused with the Potomac) On a cold December night, Washington and his troops crossed the ice-choked Delaware River and caught the British troops completely by surprise. Definitely a turning point in the war.
What president was a commanding general that was known to cross the Potomac River in bitter winter weather on a boat?
George Washington is the President you are thinking of however it was the Delaware river that was crossed December 25th 1776, as part of a surprise attack on Hessian troops in Trenton, New Jersey.
About 1750 miles after you cross the george Washington Bridge
On December 26, 1776.
You would cross the George Washington bridge, The Tappan Zee bridge, Rip Van Winkle bridge, Bear Mountain bridge, Poughkeepsie railroad bridge, Mid-Hudson bridge, Newburgh Beacon bridge, and the Kingston-Rhinecliff bridge
The Mid 1170's On Christmas Day-1774
We don't charge at all for crossing George Washington Bridge.
Washington was going to surprise attack on solders in Trenton,New Jersey.To do that he would have to cross the frozen Delaware River.this was a dangerous trip for him and his men to make
A class 6 truck has to pay $48 cash price to cross the George Washington Bridge
George Washington never did cross the Atlantic to England. He did have a desire to visit the home of his ancestors near Oxford at Sulgrave Manor but never did.
No. Washington's Crossing is the location of Washington's crossing of the Delaware on the Delaware River in Titusville, New Jersey, and Yardley, Pennsylvania. The site was named a US National Historic Landmark in 1961. It comprises two state parks: on the New Jersey side, the 3,100-acre (13 km2) Washington Crossing State Park, and on the Pennsylvania side, the 500-acre (2.0 km2) Washington Crossing Historic Park.
Washington's crossing of the Delaware River, which occurred on the night of December 25-26, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War, was the first move in a surprise attack organized by George Washington against the Hessian forces in Trenton, New Jersey on the morning of December 26. Planned in partial secrecy, Washington led a column of Continental Army troops across the icy Delaware River in a logistically challenging and dangerous operation. Other planned crossings in support… Read More