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Valley Forge. By: Mary Brown. Main Menu. WHO Was Involved?. American Soldiers General Washington Helped them survive in Valley Forge. Baron von Steuben Trained the American Soldiers. Washington’s Troop Stayed in the forest for the winter. British Soldiers

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valley forge

Valley Forge

By: Mary Brown

who was involved
WHO Was Involved?
  • American Soldiers
    • General Washington
      • Helped them survive in Valley Forge.
    • Baron von Steuben
      • Trained the American Soldiers.
    • Washington’s Troop
      • Stayed in the forest for the winter.
  • British Soldiers
    • The British Troops.
      • Kept the American Soldiers in
    • the woods all winter.

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where did it happen
WHERE Did It Happen?
  • In the woods
    • Washington’s men stayed in the woods for the winter to escape the British.
  • Defeated
    • The American Soldiers were forced out of New York by the British.
    • The Americans were defeated in Brandywine and Germantown.

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why did it happen
WHY Did It Happen?
  • Supplies
    • Americans needed more training.
    • The American Soldiers died because they didn’t have enough cloths.
  • Americans
    • The Americans were hiding from the British in the woods.
    • The American Troops were defeated in Brandywine and Germantown.

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when did it happen
WHEN Did It Happen?
  • Agreement
    • May 6 news that an agreement got to Valley Forge.
  • Move out
    • In June Washington decided to move against the British.
  • Winter
    • The Americans stayed in the woods for the winter of 1777 and 1778.

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what happened
WHAT Happened?
  • Food
    • The General had little food for the American Soldiers.
    • All they could eat was fire cakes and snow.
  • Winter
    • Some of the soldiers got sick and some died.
    • It was cold out so the soldiers cut down trees to make cabins.

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other information
OTHER Information
  • Getting Supplies
    • The French gave the Americans money to buy supplies like bullets and cloths.
  • Surrounded
    • Thousands of red coats were surrounding Washington’s Men.
  • Hard Winter
    • The American Soldiers had to spend the whole winter in Valley Forge.
    • They got sick and got frostbite.

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bibliography
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Works Cited

Charles, Carole. Survival at Valley Forge. Elgin: The Child’s World, 1943. Print.

Fowler, William Morgan Jr. “Valley Forge.” World Book Online. World Book Online. Web. 26 Jan. 2011. <http://worldbookonline.com//?id=ar5797oo&st=the+winter+in+Valley+Forge#backtotop>.

Knight, James E. The Winter at Valley Forge, Survival and Victory. Mahwah: Troll Associates, 1982. Print.

Stein, R. Conrad. Cornerstones of Freedom the Story of Valley Forge. Chicago: Children’s Press, 1985. Print.

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