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Washington in New Jersey and Bedminster
Explain New Jersey’s critical role in the American Revolution, including major battles, the involvement of women and African Americans, and the origins of the movement to abolish slavery.
Locate battles and camps on maps of New Jersey. Explain what happened at Pluckemin in January of 1777 and the winter of 1778-79.
Identify John Honeyman of Lamington.
Explain the importance of the battles at Trenton and Princeton 1777.
Valley Forge and the Return to New Jersey
Describe the winter at Valley Forge.
Explain the importance of the Battle of Monmouth.
Trace Washington’s 1777-1778 campaign on a map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Estimate distances between two places on a map using a scale of miles, and use cardinal and intermediate directions when referring to a relative location.