This was one of the first battles of the Revolutionary War. Where the "shot heard around the world" happened.There where 250 British casualties and 100 colonists killed or wounded. British came to take the colonists weapons.
It was the last major battle of the Revolutionary War. This was where General Charles Cornwallis surrendered to the Patriots. Where the Treaty of Paris was made. The Treaty of Paris officially ended the Revolutionary War and said that Britain recognizes the United States.
Thomas Jefferson was the author. It had the idea that all men possess inalienable rights. It also had the idea of a social contract in it.