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THE BATTLE OF YORKTOWN BEGINS AS THE AMERICANS AND FRENCH BOMBARD BRITISH TROOPS
SEPTEMBER 1781
AFTER LEARNING THAT ADMIRAL FRANCOIS DE GRASSE IS HEADING TOWARD CHESAPEAKE BAY, WAHSINGTON SECRETLY LEADS HIS TROOPS SOUTH TO YORKTOWN
APRIL 1782
WASHINGTON CAMPS NORTH OF NEW YORK CITY WAITING FOR A SECOND FLEET OF FRENCH SHIPS TO ARRIVE
AUGUST 1780
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, JOHN ADAMS, AND JOHN JAY REPRESENT THE U.S. AS PEACE TALKS BEGIN IN FRANCE
OCTOBER 11 1781
THE FINAL TREATY OF PARIS IS SIGNED DEFINING THE BORDERS OF THE U.S. AND GIVING AMERICANS THE RIGHT TO FISH OFF THE COAST OF CANADA
OCTOBER 19, 1781
GEORGE WAHSINGTON SAYS FAREWELL TO HIS TROOPS AT FRAUNCES' TAVERN IN MANHATTAN
DECEMBER 1783
17,000 AMERICAN AND FRENCH TROOPS TRAP CHARLES CORNWALLIS'S 8,000 BRITISH AND HESSIAN TROOPS AT YORKTOWN
SEPTEMBER 1783
REALIZING THE HOPELESSNESS OF SITUATION, CORNWALLIS SURRENDERS
AUGUST 1781