Valley Forge Research Paper by hicaliber

Valley Forge
An analysis of the history of the events of 1776-1777 in Valley Forge.
# 93998 | 3,470 words | 21 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Apr 17, 2007 in History (Leaders) , History (U.S. Birth of the Nation 1750-1800)

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This paper discusses the background of the suffering that took place during the winter of 1776-1777 at Valley Forge. It then examines the state of the American forces before, during and after their winter encampment at Valley Forge. The paper then discusses the effect of the quality of military leadership on the successful outcome of the campaign.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Review of Related Literature
Background and Overview
Conditions at Valley Force
The American Forces after Valley Forge
Chapter 3: Analysis and Discussion
Chapter 4: Summary and Conclusions

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Alderks, Cathie E. and Fred A. Mael. 1993. "Leadership Team Cohesion and Subordinate Work Unit Morale and Performance." Military Psychology, 5(3), 155.
  • Blakemore, Steven. 1995. "Revisionist Patricide: Thomas Paine's 'Letter to George Washington.'" CLIO, 24(3), 269.
  • Bondanella, John R., Jonathan Cave, Rachel Hart, Donna Keyser and Ellen M. Pint. 2001. Public-Private Partnerships: Background Papers for the U.S.-U.K. Conference on Military Installation Assets, Operations, and Services. Santa Monica, CA: Rand.
  • Brooks, Victor and Robert Hohwald. 1999. How America Fought Its Wars: Military Strategy from the American Revolution to the Civil War. Conshohocken, PA: Combined Publishing.
  • Buchanan, John. 2004. The Road to Valley Forge: How Washington Built the Army That Won the Revolution. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

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