The British Surrender at Yorktown: American Revolution Primary Source Worksheet

The British Surrender at Yorktown: American Revolution Primary Source Worksheet
The British Surrender at Yorktown: American Revolution Primary Source Worksheet
The British Surrender at Yorktown: American Revolution Primary Source Worksheet
The British Surrender at Yorktown: American Revolution Primary Source Worksheet
The British Surrender at Yorktown: American Revolution Primary Source Worksheet
The British Surrender at Yorktown: American Revolution Primary Source Worksheet
The British Surrender at Yorktown: American Revolution Primary Source Worksheet
The British Surrender at Yorktown: American Revolution Primary Source Worksheet
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This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about the Battle of Yorktown and the surrender of British forces.

This activity is very easy to use. All you have to do is print off the primary source from the following website for classroom use or direct students to the website to answer the worksheet questions:

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/yorktown.htm
Click here to view the website.

The primary source document is labeled (The British Surrender at Yorktown, 1781)

Students read the document and answer the questions on the worksheet. The worksheet includes 10 questions and has an answer sheet for the teacher. The worksheet can be used to generate classroom discussion or be used as homework. Feel free to modify this assignment as needed for your classes.

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