Revolutionary Diplomacy

Revolutionary Diplomacy - Revolutionary Diplomacy; Making a...

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Revolutionary Diplomacy; Making a World War I. Alliances 1. The Problem Rhetoric we were using for independence Thomas Paine essay saying Monarchies and Aristocrats were flawed Europe is mostly Monarchy and Aristocracy 2. The Asset The rest of the world hated the British Message is help us destroy British Empire 3. France Ben Franklin (A) French were very standoffish the first time Americans asked for help (B) They don’t think America has any chance at winning this war then British would turn on them (C) French were interested in hurting the British any way they could by giving money and weapons (D) Kept American cause alive during early years of war (E) Then America sent Ben Franklin to France (F) He knew that didn’t like see them in the light that he was so he dressed in Daniel Boone esq clothing (G) He was scoring with the ladies getting him into the inner circles of Aristocracy (H) He became Famous for his Charm (I) Best Asset was victory at Saratoga to argue to the French that America
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2009 for the course HY 203 taught by Professor Rothman during the Spring '07 term at Alabama.

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