The leaders of the Revolutionary War were: George Washington, Nathanael Greene, Lafayette, Cornwallis and Britain. The countries that were the biggest threat in the war were, Britain and the United States, French later became very involved. The people that negotiated the Treaty of Paris were John Jay, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams.
What happened- the End of the Revolutionary
War happened at the battle of Yorktown. The Americans bottled
up the British on a peninsula in Virginia and they could not
escape on the river or the sea because the French fleet was barricading
the way. And the Americans pushed in from the land and they bombarded
them from all sides.
The Battle of Yorktowns was held on October 19, 1781 and the Treaty of Paris was signed on September 3, 1783.
|Where||The Battle of Yorktown was held in the United States at Yorktown, Virginia. The Treaty of Paris was signed in Paris, France.|
The battle ended
by the British surrendering and Britain decided that it was too
costly to continue with the War.
|How||The Americans bottled up the British on a penninsula in Virginia and the French fleet made a blockade so the British could not escape by land. They then attacked on all sides, and the British surrendured.|
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