The Battle of Trenton
By Anne Pemberton
This page creates an adventure story starring your student or child. He or she travels back in history to help George Washington cross the Delaware to surprise the Hessian soldiers and win the Battle at Trenton in 1776.
Turn on speakers to hear "The Brandywine Quickstep".
Directions to creates story and book.
Background Music: "Brandywine Quickstep", from "Martial Music of Camp Dupont",
recorded on "Martial Music in the Age of Lewis and Clark" by Randolph
Cabell. The tune was widely played during the time of this story and was perhaps
played to celebrate the victory at Trenton. Synthesized by Randy Cabell, 2004.
Music used with permission.
Illustrations used without permission, for educational use only.
Some illustrations have been edited for this application.
Front Cover: George Washington Taking the Salute at Trenton:
- History Hat: MSN Clipart
Page 2: Revolutionary War Tent
Page 3: Map of the Battle of Trenton:
Page 4: British Soldiers with Flag:
Page 5: A Hessian Soldier:
Page 6: Hessian Soldiers in Camp:
Page 7: Christmas Tree: MSN Clipart
Page 8: George Washinton Addressing his Officers:
Page 9: Kegs: MSN Clipart
Page 10: George Washington with his Troops:
Page 11: Revolutionary War Cannon:
Page 12: George Washington Crossing the Delaware:
Page 13: Floating Icebergs: MSN Clipart
Page 14: Wind Blowing from Cloud: MSN Clipart
Page 15: Clouds and Snow: MSN Clipart
Page 16: Washington on the Icy Delaware:
Page 17: Marching Colonial Heroes: unknown
Page 18: Supplies in the Snow:
Page 19: Scarf: MSN Clipart
Page 20: Coffee Pot: MSN Clipart
Page 21: Tents in Snow:
Page 22: Battle of Kings Mountain:
Page 23: George Washington with his Horse:
Page 24: Eagle and Flags:
Page created July 1, 2004.
Fri, Dec 9, 2011 | Thu, 28-Oct-2010. AP.