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Washington's Crossing Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Rebels Summary

David Hackett Fischer
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The Rebels Summary and Analysis

Washington's Crossing is a story about the Revolutionary War from the summer months of 1776 through the winter months of 1777. It details each battle fought from Brooklyn, Long Island, Manhattan, Fort Lee, Trenton, and ultimately, Princeton. Washington's crossing of the Delaware River was the turning point in the war. Until this point, the Americans suffered many crushing defeats. By the time Washington lead his men across the Delaware, he had learned a great deal about the enemy as well as the men he lead.

When the British left Boston, George Washington marched through and was hailed as a hero. The Americans thought the war was over and showered Washington with honors. Deep down however, he knew the war was not over. The British would indeed be back. So far, the Americans enjoyed many victories. The only big defeat they had was a battle in...

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