The Battle of Yorktown was a resounding victory against the number one country in the world with the help of the French. Had this victory not happened Great Britain would have easily taken control of the American territories and all of the colonist would have been executed for treason. Obviously if the colonies are all deceased then there will be no United States, the country that we live in today, and we could very well be British right now.
But the colonist didn’t die and instead survive to form a government that becomes the United States of America. They form this government using the principles of government during the time of enlightenment. Then after forming this new form of government they do a very smart thing and make George Washington their first president. George Washington was a war hero, the commander of United States who defeated General Cornwallis at, yes I’m reiterating, the Battle of Yorktown making him a well known worldly figure. George Washington was also a well thought of person throughout the world. King George III of England says that Washington could have easily been a king but he decided not to.
Others individuals and groups heard of George Washington and the colonies and there huge success at obtaining their independence from Great Britain and it opens their eyes to realize and discover a new way of thinking. Simon Bolivar was inspired by Washington and his actions and directly... [continues]
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