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France and the American War for Independence

Stanley J. Idzerda

France and the American War for Independence

by Stanley J. Idzerda

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Published by Scott Limited Editions in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, French.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, French.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the moral, financial, and military support of the American Revolution by France which, after being ejected from North America in 1763, became an ally of the new nation.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [56]

      Statementby Stanley J. Idzerda, Roger E. Smith.
      ContributionsSmith, Roger Everett, 1937- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE265 .I38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination55, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4485537M
      LC Control Number79314460

      To a great extent. The American Revolution bankrupted France, which caused a series of events that resulted in the Estates General and the end of absolutism in France. Enlightenment ideals propagated by the French were influential in causing the. Understand France’s motivation for entering the American Revolution and explain how it impacted the outcome of the war. Explain the terms of the Treaty of Paris of List the reasons why America won and the strengths and weaknesses of the American and British sides.

      Religion played a major role in the American Revolution by offering a moral sanction for opposition to the British--an assurance to the average American that revolution was justified in the sight of God. As a recent scholar has observed, "by turning colonial resistance into a righteous cause, and by Missing: France. The primary ally for the American colonies was France. At the start of the war, France helped by providing supplies to the Continental Army such as gunpowder, cannons, clothing, and shoes. In , France became an official ally of the United States through the Treaty of Alliance. At this point the French became directly involved in the war.

      Rough Riders, The #1 (Volley, Bayonet, & Glory) by Greg Novak and a great selection of related books, art and BEING A WARGAMES GUIDE TO THE SPANISH AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Novak, Greg. (including the Commonwealth), Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and the United States. Over the Top includes. THE FRENCH OBJECTIVE IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION1 THE majority of authorities would to-day, I believe, concede that but for our alliance with France the War of Independence would have ended without independence; and that but for the aid which France .


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While it was arguably Europe’s most prestigious nation, France had suffered humiliating defeats to the British in the Seven Years War—especially its American theater, the French-Indian War—several years earlier. France was looking for any way to boost its own reputation while undermining Britain's, and helping the colonists to independence looked like a perfect way of doing.

When year-old Benjamin Franklin boarded the Continental sloop-of-war Reprisal in Philadelphia on Octofor a month-long voyage to France, Gen. George Washington’s Continental Army was losing the American Revolutionary War.

The war often known in Europe as the Seven Years War was known in North America as the French and Indian War. It involved several countries, with France and Britain on. The Queen's American Rangers, Donald J. Gara.A history of the unit first raised by Robert Rogers early in the American War of Independence, but that was soon taken from him, and that eventually gained an impressive reputation, become one of only four Loyalist units to be incorporated into the British Army.

This print by the German engraver Daniel Berger, published indepicts the July landing of French troops in Rhode Island. It is a striking image of French military might in the service of American independence.

Surrender of the British at Yorktown, François Godefroy, ?. LC Prints and Photographs Division. The American revolution had a huge impact on other countries: (a) Returning French troops wanted to spread these new ideas in France. Many people were unhappy with King Louis XVI.

(b) In Ireland, many people believed that they too could achieve independence from British rule by force of arms. The American Revolution inspired men such as.

There might be no Fourth of July holiday without the French. Their help was vital to the winning of the War for Independence, and the survival of the early republic.

The tragic story of one French. The War for American Independence: From to the Surrender at Yorktown in by Samuel B., II Griffith Book Description: Including both attention to strategic policies in Britain and France and personal accounts of colonial soldiers, The War for American Independence provides an unprecedented view of America's struggle for independence in its world context.

The American Patriots were similarly optimistic about their martial prospects. Although they eventually secured independence, it was only with the assistance of France and indirectly Spain, who diverted British resources from the conflict in America, allowing France eventually to. Without the direct and indirect assistance of France, it is doubtful that Americans could have won the war for independence.

From to France supplied the United States with millions of livres in cash and credit. France also committed 63 warships, 22, sailors soldiers to the war, and these forces suffered relatively heavy. Improve your social studies knowledge with free questions in "The American Revolution: struggle for independence" and thousands of other social studies skills.

The true significance of the Battle of Saratoga is that France was persuaded to become an ally of the Americans. Diplomacy during the war. The Americans realized that the war for independence would be lost without the support of other nations. Indeed, they had looked to France as a potential ally in the struggle with Great Britain as early as   In a global context, the American Revolution was largely a war about trade and economic influence—not ideology.

France and Spain, like Britain, were monarchies with even less fondness for : Alice George. The American victory Saratoga would prove to be a turning point of the American Revolution, as it prompted France (which had been secretly aiding the rebels since ) to enter the war.

The book is dedicated “to all my forebears, patriot and loyalist, who fought and died on both sides.” He shows unusual sympathy for the losers, while telling a story of American g: France.This book examines the strategies pursued by the Colonies and the other combatants in the American War for Independence, placing the conflict in its proper global context.

Many do not realize the extent to which the colonial rebellion against British rule escalated into a global : Taylor And Francis.Fought between andthe American Revolutionary War, otherwise known as the American War of Independence was primarily a conflict between the British Empire and some of its American colonists, who triumphed and created a new nation: the United States of America.

France played a vital role in aiding the colonists, but accrued great debt in doing so, partly causing the French Revolution.