- Words: 1703
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: American History
- Paper #: 75852902
..our troops behaved well, fighting with great spirit and bravery." Giving Washington too much credit would be a mistake, but he had a way of keeping his men on task. And yet, when Washington tried to get his troops to swear allegiance to the United States, "they refused...'New Jersey is our country!' they said stubbornly" (Bowen 7).
Still, the relationships between the men who were outnumbered by the British was an