posted by Aralyn
Why did Washington and his troops cross the Delaware River in small boats on Christmas night, 1776?
A. The weather was good and the troops hoped to find a sheltered place to rest.
B. Washington was leading them to a surprise attack on the British at Trenton.
C. Washington’s troops were retreating from a Hessian attack force.
D. They were attempting to get home to their families to celebrate the holiday.
These things are so easily googled!!