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.
Social Studies -
These things are so easily googled!!