Unformatted text preview: By ignoring provisions of treaty Pragmatism over ideals Developing Economically Model Treaty: freedom of seas (essential for commercial expansion), liberal approaches to trading with belligerents, liberal approaches to contraband goods. Most concerned with trade -> profit Securing borders: hoped to secure Canada, wanted room to grow. Not be constrained by “fencing in” America Desire to be seen as an equal: Representatives treated poorly in courts of Kings of Europe Spain refused to receive John Jay Spied upon, mail was read, not received in 2&1/2 year stay Didn’t want to be involved in conflict 4 objectives regularly surface as America grows as a nation Generally optimistic at end of Revolutionary War ½ territory lay across Appalachains...
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- Fall '08
- American Revolution, Treaty, Siege of Yorktown, refuse formal Alliance