By: Luke Morley<br />Lord Cornwallis<br />
Early Life<br />Born in London, on December 31, 1738<br />Eldest son of Charles Cornwallis<br />Aristocratic<br />Well-con...
Early Military and Political Career<br />Seven Years' War in Germany<br />Present at several big battles<br />House of Com...
General Cornwallis<br />
In the American Revolution<br />Supporter of the Americans  <br />Didn’t support independence  <br />First Battle, Failed ...
In the American Revolution<br />Won at Brandywine<br />Led siege on South, in Charleston again<br />Won at Battle of Camde...
Yorktown<br />Told to make a fortified naval post<br />This order trapped him on the peninsula<br />Trapped by Washington ...
Surrender <br />
Return<br />Traded to Britain for Henry Laurens<br />Went back with Benedict Arnold<br />Made a Knight 1786<br />Governor-...
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  1. 1. By: Luke Morley<br />Lord Cornwallis<br />
  2. 2. Early Life<br />Born in London, on December 31, 1738<br />Eldest son of Charles Cornwallis<br />Aristocratic<br />Well-connected<br />Eton College<br />Clare College, Cambridge<br />
  3. 3. Early Military and Political Career<br />Seven Years' War in Germany<br />Present at several big battles<br />House of Commons<br />House of Lords<br />Father Died      <br />
  4. 4. General Cornwallis<br />
  5. 5. In the American Revolution<br />Supporter of the Americans <br />Didn’t support independence <br />First Battle, Failed at Charleston<br />Campaign in NY<br />Gave chase in NJ<br />Lost at Princeton<br />
  6. 6. In the American Revolution<br />Won at Brandywine<br />Led siege on South, in Charleston again<br />Won at Battle of Camden vs Horatio Gates<br />“won’ at Guilford Courthouse<br />In Virginia, fought a while<br />Skirmished with Marquis de Lafayette for a while<br />
  7. 7. Yorktown<br />Told to make a fortified naval post<br />This order trapped him on the peninsula<br />Trapped by Washington and French fleet<br />Surrendered on October 19, 1781<br />Was “sick” on day of surrender<br />
  8. 8. Surrender <br />
  9. 9. Return<br />Traded to Britain for Henry Laurens<br />Went back with Benedict Arnold<br />Made a Knight 1786<br />Governor-General of India<br />Lord Lieutenant of Ireland<br />Civil Reforms<br />Died October 5, 1805<br />

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