Monthly Archives: March 2014

But We Still Won!

The American colonists began their revolution with huge disadvantages in comparison to their British enemies. They lacked a national government, an established military force, a set financial system, a national bank, and a system of monetary credit. The colonists did … Continue reading

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The Treaty of Paris

Signed September 3, 1783, the Treaty of Paris formally ended the America Revolutionary War between England, and the United States and it’s allies. The document was signed at the Hotely d’York in Paris [now, 56 Rue Jacob], by Americans John … Continue reading

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Defending the Boston Tea Party

Historians don’t know if Samuel Adams aided in planning the Boston Tea Party, but is known that he vehemently advocated for the Boston Tea Party after it happened. He publicized and defended the Tea Party, arguing that it was not … Continue reading

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French Involvement and Assistance

The French had been informally involved with the American Revolutionary War since 1776 because of the help of Latouche TrĂ©ville, who was a French admiral. He began to provide the colonists with supplied, ammunition, guns, and training after Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading

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