The Yorktown Battle Of The American Revolution

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The battle of Yorktown was one of the most important battles of the American Revolution. This battle took place in Yorktown, Virginia September 28th 1781. Before the battle had begun the French had arrived in Rhode Island with over 5,000 soldiers to aid the Americans to defeat the British. This put the Americans at an extreme advantage straight from the start, because the British had only about 6,000 soldiers. The British were also at a disadvantage considering that there was no way for them to get reinforcements. Needless to say, the British lost the battle, put a white surrendering flag up, and the Americans held their fire. They spoke about surrendering, working it out, and stopped the battle. This was the final battle of the American Revolution,
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