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Updated: 11/4/2019
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  • It is the beginning of the battle of Yorktown and you have to find away to escape the British
  • We must leave, the British are here!
  • Battle the British!
  • Cornwallis is retreating!
  • We must go!
  • General Cornwallis sent British troops to come attack. The Colonists were at the Virginia Government meeting. The colonists had to leave to escape General Cornwallis.
  • You trapped Cornwallis!
  • Marquis de Lafayette (french leader) helped fight against the british. They fought until Cornwallis decided to retreat.
  • General Cornwallis has no escape!
  • General Cornwallis decides to retreat and go to the Yorktown peninsula. After he retreated it put him in very a bad spot.
  • Cornwallis surrendered!
  • I surrender!
  • George Washington, Marquis de Lafayette, and Comte de Rochambeau trapped General Cornwallis. They kept him there for a while.
  • Washington and Lafayette blocked Cornwallis on land and Rochambeau blocked him from the water. Cornwallis was trapped from all supplies.
  • Cornwallis survived for many weeks with low supplies. He finally saw he didn't have much left and surrendered to the colonists.
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