The Battle of Trenton was a critical battle that occurred on 26 December 1776, during the early years
Howe, had soundly drubbed the American army in the Battle of Long Island and were now poised to finish it
defensive, thereby preserving his army. He avoids battle whenever possible and continues to draw the British
Thomas Paine, along with many other influential figures during the revolutionary era, realized that full
History 1301 April 1st 2012 McCullough, David. 1776. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2005, 386 pp.
and the Continental Army had been routed in the Battle of Long Island and withdrew to the defenses of
George Washington as a General. George Washington was commander in chief of the continental army during
adulthood. During this journey, Jane goes through the battle of education vs. containment, where she attempts
will do their country essential service, at this critical time, when the powers of despotism are all combined
The historiography of the American Revolution can be primarily seen in four different perspectives.