Seven Years War

Themselves on this war battle of saratoga try to cut

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Unformatted text preview: his economic policy Declare Ind 1776 • to announce that this was serious • this was a radical break • there were a number of loyalists in colonies though • brit troops very weel trained- mercenaries from Germany- French don’t want to commit themselves on this war Battle of Saratoga • try to cut off rich northern colonies form south- brits captured though- this reassured the French- the French were now happy that they were not backing a dying horse • French interested in west indies- they had colonies there- extremely profitable- the French didn’t want the brits into it- so the French made a formalish alliance with us Treaty of alliance 1778 • Ben Franklin- sent over to est it • Knew had to fit in very well-...
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This document was uploaded on 03/20/2014 for the course HIST 282 at Georgetown.

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