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American Revolution 1775 - 1783 Part of a Larger Struggle
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Learning Objectives American Revolution in context of European politics and regeneration of Anglo-Franco struggle Identify causes of American Revolution Course of war and representative campaigns Relationship of military and naval policy, diplomacy, & strategy during the war.
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Treaty of Paris - 1763 A truce rather than a peace Great Britain and France still bitter rivals and potential enemies Rivalry for Expansion North America: England has Canada, Florida, land east of Mississippi West indies Indian Ocean Spain has Cuba, Philippines, Louisiana Territory
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Causes of Revolution Resentment of Empire Policies Taxation to Pay British Debts Curtailment of Westward Expansion No Parliamentary Representation
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American Maritime Heritage Resources Advantages Strong maritime tradition Large merchant fleet Disadvantages Sectionalism: Patriots vs Tories Low munitions No Navy, small army
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2010 for the course NAVSC 102 taught by Professor Hammond during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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