END OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR ON THIS DATE IN 1784

 

PreliminaryTreatyOfParisPainting

The United States ratified a peace treaty with England that ended the
Revolutionary War and established the US as a sovereign nation. John 
Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison took part in negotiating 
the treaty with King George lll.

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FAMOUS CROSSING ON THIS DATE IN 1776

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Gen. George Washington and his Continental Army crossed the Delaware
River as part of a surprise attack against Hessian forces who were
encamped at Trenton, New Jersey during the Revolutionary War.The
Hessian’s were regiments of German soldiers hired by the British Empire.

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IT WAS ON THIS DATE IN 1777

the march to valley forge
valley forge
General George Washington lead his army of nearly 11,000 poorly
nourished and battle fatigued men to the Valley Forge military camp
of the Continental Army in Pennsylvania. The ill-equipped army spent 
the winter there during the Revolutionary War. At one point the supply shortages caused nearly 4,000 men to be listed as unfit for duty. About
half of these men died from sickness and disease.

valley forge today 
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Valley Forge became a National Historical Park in 1976.

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               George Washington’s headquarters

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