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Viva la revolución!

Posted on October 19 2020

Viva la revolución!

Dear Educators,

Change might be constant, but it can also be intense and painful. Violence, pain, and death are often intrinsic to massive societal change. We have seen this play out in 2020. Tension, friction, and times of confusion and discomfort are inevitable. Mid-October 1781 was a time of such tension and friction as the Battle of Yorktown, the final, major battle of the American Revolution came to an end. The frustration over the situation in the country, and a passionate desire for change, fueled their actions much as similar forces are driving our citizens today. The outcome of the impact of COVID-19, the civil rights fight, Supreme Court nomination, and election will likely be a history article for the generations to come. For us, we can only continue to press on through this turbulent time, moving towards victory for all.

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The American Revolution paved the way for the society we now live in. The war raged in multiple locations for many years, and eventually the Americans defeated the British, and history was changed forever. This article about the Battle of Yorktown discusses the battle and its implications from multiple perspectives and is ready for your classroom with comprehension questions, discussions, and activities!

The Battle of Yorktown

At Maps101, we believe one of the most important questions about any event is…where?! Contextualize your understanding of the Battle of Yorktown with this curated, classroom-ready map!

Why It's Important That We Study History

At Maps101, we try to produce content that connects history to the present day. Learning about how humans behaved in the face of past tensions and struggles, and what the outcome of their actions was, can help us solve the problems of today. This fantastic article talks about some of the reasons why studying history is so important.

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