Open Government at the National Archives

PowerPoint Presentations

PowerPoint Presentations


  • Timeline of events beginning w/Declaration of Independence, ending with Battle of Yorktown, with emphasis on events in Chesapeake Bay involving the Dolphin and Lafayette

  • Pictures of schooner, prison, uniforms, frigate

  • Lafayette, National Archives Identifier: 512941 Local Identifier: 19-N-1581.

  • Capture of Yorktown, National Archives Identifier: 532913 Local Identifier: 148-GW-565.

  • Siege of Yorktown, National Archives Identifier: 532911 Local Identifier: 148-GW-516.

  • Map of Chesapeake Bay

Part 1 – Lesson introduction and assignment

Part 2 – Review of assignment and conclusion