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the hessians were professional soldiers that were hired to fight for britain that needed mercenaries

"Hessian" is a name given to all German troops deployed by the Crown Forces during the American War of Independence (most were from the German state of Hess). They were auxilliary troops who were "rented" out by their rulers, a fairly common military practice in 18th century Europe. King George III was of German descent and had family loyalties with some of the German princes, who loaned their troops to Britain.

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the hessians were professional soldiers that were hired to fight for britain that needed mercenaries

"Hessian" is a name given to all German troops deployed by the Crown Forces during the American War of Independence (most were from the German state of Hess). They were auxilliary troops who were "rented" out by their rulers, a fairly common military practice in 18th century Europe. King George III was of German descent and had family loyalties with some of the German princes, who loaned their troops to Britain.

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What was the name of the mercenaries that fought with the British?

They were known as the Hessian Mercenaries.


Did England hire the Hessian mercenaries?

YES!


Where did Washington surprise hessian mercenaries on Christmas?

Trenton New jersy


Who did the Americans battle at the Battle of Trenton?

Hessian mercenaries, under the employ of the British government.


Who was defeated by Washington's force in Trenton?

Germans


Why did British General William Howe need Hessian Mercenaries?

hessian is a bunch of balded black people who didint care about anything or anyone but the revolutionary war.


German mercenaries hired by the british to fight during the American revolutionary war?

Hessian (soldiers)


Why would hessian help the British fight the Americans?

they were hired as mercenaries...essentially, they were paid to fight.


Was the hessian soldiers with the colonists or the British?

British. They were hired mercenaries from what is now modern-day Germany.


Why would Hessian's help the British fight the Americans?

they were hired as mercenaries...essentially, they were paid to fight.


Who did the patriot forces take Hessian mercenaries by surprise in what Battle?

Battle of Trenton, Washington in command.


What were the British Mercenaries called?

British mercenaries were soldiers that fought for pay and were not a regular part of the army. Mercenaries were an important part of some of Britain's early war efforts, though they are seldom used today.