The Battle of Yorktown and the End of the American Revolution
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The Battle of Yorktown and the End of the American Revolution

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What was the significance of the Battle of Yorktown in the American Revolution?

It marked the end of British rule in the colonies and the birth of the United States of America.

What factor contributed to General George Washington's decision to target Yorktown?

Critical naval support from a French fleet under Adm. Comte de Grasse

Why was the American conflict during the Revolutionary War considered unpopular and divisive?

There was no clear end in sight to the conflict.

Which armies were involved in the largest troop movement of the American Revolution?

<p>Continental Army and French forces under Lt. Gen. Comte de Rochambeau</p> Signup and view all the answers

What led to the eventual turning of the tide towards an American victory in the War for Independence?

<p>Surprising the British in a siege at Yorktown</p> Signup and view all the answers

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