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  1. Valley Forge By: Mary Brown

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  3. 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. MAIN MENU

  4. 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. MAIN MENU

  5. 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. MAIN MENU

  6. 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. MAIN MENU

  7. 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. MAIN MENU

  8. 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. MAIN MENU

  9. 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. MAIN MENU