SAT Subject US History Practice Question 633: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 633

74. Which of the following was a severe low point for the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War?

A. The siege of Boston
B. The Battle of Brandywine
C. The Battle of Trenton
D. The winter at Valley Forge
E. The surrender at Yorktown

Correct Answer: D


The Army of the United States made camp at Valley Forge in what one soldier described as "a truly forlorn condition," with almost no food, dressed in rags, and with little hope of victory. The soldiers had only their determination to hold them together.

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