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Americans won because they surprised the British. The British had celebrated Christmas the night before the battle which had caused them to be a little groggy/drunk when fighting. Also, they didn't have the time to gather and line up like they had practiced because of the principle of surprise. The Americans had chosen a very smart time to surprise the British. They were rewarded with a victory.

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Because they had more troops and more guns.

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Because they had much more better weapons

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