Thomas Paine Valley Forge

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Valley Forge is a camp for the Continental Army. It is 20 miles North of Philidelphia. It contains 2,ooo soldiers. Many are sick for malnutrition and poor clothes. Many are choosing to leave. Through all of this I have chosen to stay. One reason I have chosen to stay is the deaths are not very high. (doc A) Most people just get sick and recover. Only 20% die after being sick. Another reason is Valley Forge looks nice in the engraving. (doc B) The living quarters look warm and safe. The engraving also shows the colonists and they look eager to fight. The last reason is Thomas Paine’s words are very inspiring. (doc D) The paragraph from the The American Crisis talks about how this is a test for the soldiers and I want to pass this test and

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