Why Did George Washington's Attack On The Hessians

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“If I don’t cross tomorrow, there will be no army.” General George Washington said the morning of the attack on the Hessians. He vowed to lead the army of the young and old knowing the dangers. If his plan fails he and his army will be humiliated and treasoned for the rebellion against the king. George Washington plan was to attack the day after the Hessians has celebrated Christmas. Why would the Americans attack in the winter? It was dangerous and everyone knew fighting in the cold was a death sentence. 8pm in the morning, he ordered the first ambush attack on the Hessian’s guards. In total were 4 Hessians, and from there they charged into unknowing sleeping Hessian’s. Awoken, startled they grabbed a gun and fought the Americans. But

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