Winning the War in the South. Section Objectives. Explain why the British decided to start fighting in the south. Discuss how the British were defeated at Yorktown List the Terms of the Treaty of Paris Describe why Americas won the War. Key Terms and People. Sir Henry Clinton
British Troops and Loyalist became increasingly cruel causing moderates to side with the Patriots.
His soldiers would use guerrilla, or hit and run tactics, to harass the British. They would attack quickly and disappear just as quick.
Gen. Cornwallis changes his plan. He will attack VA instead of the Carolinas.
The one time American commander had defected to the British during the Revolutionary War.