The Battle of Yorktown

The Battle of Yorktown

by Russell Roberts
     
 

During the Revolutionary War, a combined force of American and French soldiers under George Washington defeated the British at Yorktown, Virginia, in 1781, winning independence for the new nation of the United States. Which American general influenced the British to march to Yorktown in the first place? What convinced Washington to go to Yorktown instead of

Overview

During the Revolutionary War, a combined force of American and French soldiers under George Washington defeated the British at Yorktown, Virginia, in 1781, winning independence for the new nation of the United States. Which American general influenced the British to march to Yorktown in the first place? What convinced Washington to go to Yorktown instead of defending New York? And how did the critical Battle of the Chesapeake influence the battle in Virginia? Find out what types of weapons and strategies worked and which ones did not in this detailed story of the Battle of Yorktown.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612280745
Publisher:
Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/15/2011
Series:
Technologies and Strategies in Battle Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
9 - 13 Years

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