Liberty's Kids: Siege of Yorktown
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The American Continental Army begins a siege against the British in Yorktown, Virginia. General Cornwallis finally surrenders after many days of resistance when the Continental Army closes in on them.

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  1. How did the siege affect the British?
  2. Who helped the Continental Army at Yorktown?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify and analyze the causes and effects of events prior to and during the American Revolution, i...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the roles played by significant individuals during the American Revolution, including Abigai...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the issues surrounding important events of the American Revolution, including declaring inde...

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