Flashcards in Chapter 6.5 Deck (8)
How did the Americans begin to win battles in the South?
By capturing King's mountain and it boosted morale.
How did the Americans and French defeat the British at Yorktown?
Cornwallis thought British ships could supply his army from the sea. American and French cut off his supplies and he was trapped.
What were the terms of the Treaty of Paris?
British recognized the United States as an independent nation; American agreed to pay loyalists for property lost in the war.
Hit and run tactics by American to harass the British
Act of surrounding an enemy position to capture it
Define Admiral de Grasse
He led a French fleet to trap Cornwallis