Washington, The Man Of The Revolutionary Era

1725 Words Dec 16th, 2015 7 Pages
Allison McNamara

D’Abbene, p.4

American History 8

18 December 2015

Washington, the Man of the Revolutionary Era

On February 22nd, 1732, George Washington was born in Virginia, but little did his parents know that he would change America forever. George Washington worked hard to raise soldiers’ spirits and help them to survive the winter at Valley Forge. He did anything in his power to get the necessary supplies and best living conditions for his soldiers. George Washington lead the Culper Spy Ring which was vital in winning the war. In the spy ring, anonymous spies worked around the clock to find any information that could give hints to plans of the British. He lead the Continental Army successfully at Yorktown. He faced many challenges, but worked hard to keep his troops in line and ready to fight the British. George Washington was the most influential figure during the American Revolution era because he helped soldiers survive the winter at Valley Forge, gathered spies, and lead the Continental Army at Yorktown.

George Washington was the most influential figure during the American Revolutionary era because he helped soldiers survive the winter at Valley Forge. It all started in December when Washington began to march his army to Valley Forge, which is about 20 miles north-west of the land of Philadelphia that was occupied by the British. Washington chose this location so that he could keep an eye on Howe’s British army. With no time to spare, Washington started…
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