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How did France contribute to the victor at Yorktown?
There have been many contributions from the French. These include art, French fashion, interior design, as well as French architecture.
France, a formal ally of the young United States at the time, contributed to the victory of Yorktown, which occurred in the fall of 1781, in several essential ways. First,… French troops were landed on American soil with the orders to assist the American army setting out to face the British. Second, the French navy not only transported much-needed money for the Americans at the time of this campaign; it also battled the British navy in the waters near Yorktown, driving the British away and then blockading the British army, which soon surrendered.
They Blocked All The Ports so No One could steal their supplies
The French warships blocked all ports that lead into Yorktown to stop the British's precious and much needed supply ships from getting into the harbor, so the British wi…ll soon run out of supplies, ending in defeat and surrender.
American and French troops bombarded Yorktown, turning the buildings to rubble.
The French fleet arrived off Yorktown and chased off the British ships.
Victor Hugo's enduring legacy in France was his first published his first collection of poetry in 1822, his eight published plays, his novels Han d'islande and The Hunchback o…f Notre Dame.
Yorktown was located on a peninsula in the Chesapeake Bay
Victor Hugo opened a delicatesin in England in 1940.
Both armies cornered General Cornwallis and he surrendered.
Clifford Victor Johnson received the 2005 Maxwell Medal and Prize from the Institute of Physics, "For his outstanding contribution to string theory, quantum gravity and its in…terface with strongly coupled field theory; in particular for his work on understanding the censorship of singularities, and the thermodynamic properties, of quantum spacetime."
A French Army under the Comte of Rochambeau joined Washington's army crossing the Hudson River on August 21, 1781. They then marched against Cornwallis. Covering 200 miles in …15 days, they arrived at the head of Chesapeake Bay , from where the French fleet, commanded by Admiral the Comte De Grasse transported them up to Williamsburg, near Yorktown, on Sept. 26. The French Fleet, which on Sept. 5 had already driven the British Fleet off from the Bay of Chesapeake, maintained a sea blockade of Yorktown and Gloucester, where Cornwallis Army was entrenched. A regular siege of British positions began on Oct. 6, forcing Cornwallis asks for an armistice on Oct. 17. On Oct. 19 the British capitulated, ending the fighting in America.
Frances Fuller Victor died on 1902-11-14.