In late 1776 and early 1777, George Washington helped restore confidence in America's military by

  1. defeating the Hessians at Trenton and the British at Princeton.

  2. securing the support of France for the American war effort with a victory in New York City.

  3. gaining a pay raise for American troops.

  4. bringing in Alexander Hamilton as his aide.

  5. providing adequate food and clothing for the soldiers.