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The Revolutionary War
End of the War


The Events Leading up to the Revolutionary War
The Battles of the War
The French in the War
Women, Native Americans, and African Americans in the War
Famous People of Revolutionary War
Strengths and Weaknesses
End of the War

This page tells about the end of the Revolutionary War.

The Revolutionary War ended on October 17, 1781. This is the date the British commander Cornwallis surrendered. This was at the end of the Battle of Yorktown (see "Battles" page then "Battle of Yorktown")

Thisn is the surrender a Yorktown.

After the War
       After the Revolutionary War the United States set up the Articles of Confederation. That didn't work so the United States set up the Constitution.
The United States eventually became one of the most powerful countries in the world.