The Patriot: Cornwallis Surrenders
This is an overview of the British defeat and surrender at Yorktown. General Cornwallis remarks that everything has now been changed.

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  1. Why was Cornwallis unable to retreat by sea?
  2. Why is Cornwallis shocked? Why does he remark that "everything has changed"?

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