NJ in the Revolution
New Jersey played a very important role in the American Revolution. Find the answers to these questions.
Did all of the colonists in New Jersey support the Revolution? If not, how were they split?
How many battles were fought in New Jersey during the Revolution?
Why were so many battles fought in the Garden State?
Which New Jersey battle is considered the Turning Point of the Revolution?
George Washington’s surprise attack on Christmas night was definitely a surprise. Why?
Who did Washington’s troops attack and where were they staying?
What river did they cross and why was it such a dangerous crossing?
The surprise worked. How many American soldiers were injured? How many British soldiers were captured?
Immediately after the Battle of Trenton, General Washington won the next battle. Where was it?