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Battle of Yorktown
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    This is a quiz on the power point you learned earlier on the Battle of Yorktown. Let's hope you took your notes.


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    Marquis de Lafayette
  • Who commanded the Colonists?
    George Washington

  • 15 points
  • Who commanded the British?
    Lord Cornwallis

  • 15 points
  • Bonus: Who sent the Colonist supplies including Artillery and Siege Tools?
    France/ the French

  • 20 points
  • Bonus: Who commanded french men to aid Washington in battle?
    Comte de ROCHAMBEAU

  • 20 points
  • Bonus: How many French men were sent to aid Washington in battle?
    7,800

  • 20 points
  • How many Colonist fought in the Battle of Yorktown?
    11,100

  • 15 points
  • How many British fought in the Battle of Yorktown?
    8,500

  • 15 points
  • Where did Washington's army travel from to get to Yorktown?
    Williamsburg

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  • Where are the Narrows of the York River? (Town and State)
    Gloucester Point, VA

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  • What were the main types of trenches dug in this battle?
    Parallel

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  • What did the Colonist fill the trenches with?
    Artillery/Guns

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  • Who open fired on the British?
    French and Colonist armies

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  • Who fired the first shot on behalf of the Colonists?
    George Washington

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  • How many French soldiers overtook the first British Camp in the Battle of Yorktown?
    400

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  • Bonus: Who commanded french men to aid Washington in the Battle of Yorktown?
    Comte de ROCHAMBEAU

  • 15 points
  • How many men took over the second British camp?
    400

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  • BONUS: Who lead soldiers to take over the second British camp?
    Alexander HAMILTON

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  • Why couldn't Cornwallis evacuate his team through the York River?
    Sharp winds

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  • When did Cornwallis surrender?
    October 17

  • 15 points
  • How many colonist casualties were there?
    80

  • 10 points
  • How many French casualties were there?
    200

  • 10 points
  • How many British casualties were there?
    500

  • 10 points
  • BONUS: What is the article heading the Battle of Yorktown is most famous for?
    "The World Turned Upside Down"

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  • Bonus: What is another name for the Battle of Yorktown?
    The Siege of Yorktown

  • 20 points
  • BONUS: How far were the closest trenches from British standing point?
    150 Yards

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  • Who was stationed at the narrows of York River?
    Lord CORNWALLIS/British

  • 15 points