George Washington met with Comte Rochambeau, to plan their attack on the British stationed at Yorktown Virginia.
Washington and Rochambeau agreed to work together to defeat the British.
General Washington and and the French General Comte Rochambeau led the Colonial Army to attack the British. They were heading to Yorktown Virginia, to face General Cornwallis of the British.
The Patriots had the British surrounded, and outnumbered. The British fought hard, but realized that they were going to loose, causing them to surrender.
The British realized that the war was too costly to continue in. Representatives from both sides, met in Paris, France, to discuss an agreement to end the war. The treaty of Paris was signed on September 3, 1783.