The Battle of Yorktown is an essential battle of the Revolutionary War. It contains military strategy, diplomacy, and negotiation tactics. The Movie: Now or Never: The Yorktown Campaign of 1781!
Use these inquiry questions to spark analysis while viewing the film.
What difficulties might someone encounter when working with another person or group?
What is the relationship between diplomacy and compromise?
How does honor play a role in the Battle of Yorktown?
What makes a good leader? How did leadership contribute to Washington's success?
Why did the Battle of Yorktown have to be "now or never"?
What role did the France and Spain in winning this battle?
Describe the mood and actions of General Lord Cornwallis with the loss and surrender.