Washington and his forces successfully won the battles in Trenton. But now, his army is vulnerable to British attack. Will Washington stay and fight?

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Morristown, New Jersey

After the battle, Washington's troops retreated to Morriston, New Jersey, to regroup and recharge. He also ordered his troops to be inoculated against Smallpox.

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Map: The Battle of Princeton, Phases I and II

This digital map helps show the movement of troops in first part of the Battle of Princeton

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Map: The Battle of Princeton, Phases III and IV

This digital map helps show the movement of troops in second part of the Battle of Princeton

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Why did Washington choose to retreat after winning the Battle of Princeton?

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