||The British General Cornwallis, The Americans including
George Washington, and the French such as Comte de Rochambeau
and Lafayette and François de Grasse. John Jay, Benjamin
Franklin, and John Adams.
|What + How
||The Battle of Yorktown and the treaty of Paris. What
happened at the battle of Yorktown? After the British Captured
Charles Town Cornwallis was put in charge of the British Command
in the South by General Clinton. Then after the battle of Greensboro
N.C., which he won, He realized he could not win battles as easily
so he marched north to Yorktown, Virginia. A few months later
George Washington and his troops, Lafayette and his troops, and
Rochambeau and his navel fleet Surrounded Cornwallis by land
and sea, then they started to bombard Cornwallis and his troops,
and he finally surrendered his troops and weapons. That wasnt
the very end; the British still had posts in New York, Savanna,
and Charles Town, but the Americans soon after won those back.
What were the losses in the war? There were a total of 4,435
American deaths, and 6,188 were injured. The total cost of the
war for the Americans was 101 million dollars; today that is
about 1,826 million dollars. What was Then Treaty Of Paris? After
the War was over America and Great Britain sent people to Paris,
France to make a treaty. It said that all of the British troops
had to leave American lands, the Americans could now fish off
of the coast of Canada, and British now saw the colonies and
an independent country.
||war 1775- 1783 treaty of Paris was signed on September,
3 1783 Yorktown September 28- October 19, 1781.
||The American Colonies, Paris, France, and Yorktown,
||: The battle of Yorktown happened because George Washington
saw an opportunity to defeat the British without General Cornwallis
to get back up. The Americans won because they surrounded the
British by land and sea, and it showed how weak they were without
back up and the sea. Why was the Treaty of Paris signed? It was
signed to make an agreement after the war so America could have
their benefit for winning the war. Why did the Americans win
the war? Thy won because they had some strong allies, the land
they fought on was very familiar compared to the British, and
they had many leaders step up, and they really wanted to win
because they did not like the British to tax them more.