Compare And Contrast What Was The Turning Point Of The 1700s War

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After Lexington and Concord, America spiraled into a losing streak, and were running out of options. Then, Washington and his soldiers came up with a winning idea. The continental army would cross the Delaware river on the night of Christmas, in the hopes of the British soldiers all being fast asleep from the celebrating the night before. Moreover, during the 1700s war was very different, battles tended to be fought face to face, and not during the winter, so the Americans were throwing a total wildcard at Britain. As you can imagine, the result of the war was an American victory, and many refer to this battle as the turning point of the war.
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