Pages of Pages of H1301 Unit 2 Lecture One class 2008 [7]

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Unit 2 Lecture One Hollinger 1301 7 Peace and Independence: Peace process – British defeatism: • British meet with John Jay, Benjamin Franklin & John Adams in Paris • Peace without the French - Treaty of Paris signed Nov 1782 / Ratified in Sept 1783 • Northern border with Canada – St. Croix River then Great Lakes – Spanish Florida’s hinterland penetration dispute – Pre-war debts of Americans to British are still valid
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Unformatted text preview: • The Confederation, our first national gov’t – Authority to conduct war, borrow and issue money • No power to regulate trade, raise troops or levy taxes • 1785 of $4M billed to States – received $160K – Executive power rested in a committee (none) – Since 1781 National gov’t held all “western lands” – China trade flourished as did American settlement of Vancouver area...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2008 for the course HISTORY 1301 taught by Professor Hollinger during the Fall '08 term at Tarrant County.

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