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American History Chapter 7.2. The War Expands Mr. Owen’s Social Studies. French Aid. French was a secret *ally for the Americans Did not want to be full ally until America proved it could win a conventional battle Ally = a country that agrees to help another country achieve a common goal.

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American history chapter 7 2

American HistoryChapter 7.2

The War Expands

Mr. Owen’s Social Studies


French aid
French Aid

  • French was a secret *ally for the Americans

  • Did not want to be full ally until America proved it could win a conventional battle

  • Ally = a country that agrees to help another country achieve a common goal


Turning point
Turning Point

  • After the Battle of _____________, King Louis XVI of France publicly recognized America’s independence (1776)


Military help
Military Help

  • Know as the “soldier’s friend,” _______________ was a French aristocrat that was given command of an army division.

  • Persuaded French king to send a 6,000 man army to America

  • Became an American, and French hero


Spanish aid
Spanish Aid

  • After French, Spanish step in and capture Natchez and Baton Rouge

  • Prevented Britain from attacking from Southwest colonies.


Significance of france spain
Significance of France/Spain

  • By entering the war, France and Spain forced the British to fight different enemies by land and sea


Valley forge
Valley Forge

  • Washington’s forces were driven out of Philadelphia and spent the Winter (1777-1778) in Valley Forge

  • Over ¼ died from malnutrition, exposure, or diseases


Wilderness road
Wilderness Road

  • Trail helped built by Daniel Boone that opened the area between the Appalachians and Mississippi River to settlement

  • Kentuckian __________________ formed an army to capture British outposts on Western Frontier

    • Captured Kaskaskia without a fight

    • Also captured Fort Sackville


War by sea
War by sea

  • By 1777, Britain had over 200 warships off American coast

  • America commissioned over 1,000 _______________ (privately owned ship that has been granted permission by wartime government to attack enemy)


John paul jones
John Paul Jones

  • Took ships across ocean to Britain to fight

  • Commander of the Bohhomme Richard

  • Met the Serapis and locked for 3 ½ hour battle

  • “I have not yet begun to fight!”

    • Famous Navy Slogan


Conclusion
Conclusion

  • Aid from Foreign allies was critical

  • Strategy of creating multiple fronts to war

  • This war will be won on land


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