16 - – The British Surrender Battle of Yorktown(Va –...

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5/19/11 The battle for independence In the first years of the war, the colonial army barely managed to escape from one disaster after another. General George Washington Turning Point : Victory at Saratoga Convinced France to support military assistance to the Americans.
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Unformatted text preview: – The British Surrender : Battle of Yorktown (Va.) – Treaty of Paris (1783): British recognize American independence and gave the lands between the Mississippi River and the Atlantic coast from the Great Lakes to Florida, to the new United States....
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