The Trenton and Princeton campaigns were major American victories in the Revolutionary War. They both involved compromise, leadership, and quick decision making. Use these resources to teach the Battles of Trenton and Princeton and the video The Winter Patriots: A Revolutionary War Tale!

Inquiry Questions to Consider

Inquiry Questions to Consider

Use these inquiry questions to spark analysis while viewing the film.

  • What was the role of morale in the American Revolution? How did morale affect the outcomes of battles?
  • Why is communication important, especially amongst leaders and their advisors?
  • How do pamphlets, writings, and letters play a role in society?
  • What was the significance in Washington's victory? 
  • Why would this particular group of soldiers be called the "winter patriots?"

Interactive Timeline

Use this timeline to explore different events in the American Revolution

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Download the transcript of The Winter Patriots: A Revolutionary War Tale to help view and plan with the film.

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Trenton and Princeton Primary Sources

Discover our primary sources on the Battles of Trenton and Princeton!

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Watch the Winter Patriots

Learn how Washington successfully defeated the British and Hessains at the Battles of Trenton and Princeton.

This project was funded through a grant approved by the Americana Corner Preserving America Grant Program

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