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France in the American Revolution.

James Breck Perkins

France in the American Revolution.

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Published by B. Franklin in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1911.

SeriesResearch and source work series -- 504, American classics in history and social science -- 133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19028732M


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He illustrates the critical importance of the French supplies and money forwarded to the American Revolution but concludes, that France gained very little in return; - only a crushing public debt, which helped to spark the French Revolution.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report by: 3. Pulitzer Prize Finalist in History Winner of the Journal of the American Revolution Book of the Year Award The remarkable untold story of how the American Revolution's success depended on substantial military assistance provided by France and Spain, and places the Revolution in the context of the global strategic interests of those nations in their fight against by: 1.

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But France was a colonial rival of Britain. 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. The American Revolution: A World War, an exhibition at the National Museum of American History and a companion book of the same name, highlight the degree to which the American Revolution became a global war, in which the Americans relied heavily on support from other nations, most notably France and Spain.

The war was fought across five continents and three oceans, with overFrench. I would have opened America’s First Ally with the current Epilogue which is beautifully written and captures the essence of what the book really is about, and then presented Chapter it is currently laid out, the book has no “hook.” The current introduction focuses on the contributions of the French Enlightenment thinkers to the American and French revolutions, and Chapters 1 and 2 7/ France in the American Revolution book.

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In a global context, the American Revolution was largely a war about trade and economic influence—not ideology. France and Spain, like Britain, were Author: Alice George. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Perkins, James Breck, France in the American revolution.

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