George Washington at Valley Forge

 George Washington at Valley Forge

The brutal winter experienced by the Continental Army at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, in 1778 was one of the lowest points of the war. Here, Washington showed some of his greatest leadership as he kept the army together. (Photodisc, Inc.)

Thought Questions

  1. What were George Washington's major contributions to the American Revolution?
  2. Why did men in the Continental Army endure hardships such as those at Valley Forge?


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