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Part of the problem here is that you have a garbled quote. This is from Botta's book on the Revolution which, believe it or not, was the primary source for many histories on the Revolution for over a hundred years, even though Botta was an Italian, it was written in Italian and the author had never even been to America. The book is actually pretty good, but ...


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So, taking a suggestion for the comment above, I will make and answer to this. The British/English and the French had been going at each other's throat for a long time. Just reading from Wikipedia's list of conflicts between the two nations it is very obvious that they did not like each other. Not long before the Revolutionary War, the French had been ...


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First of all, France and the crown of France are two different things. You need to clearly differentiate between the crown, the estates, and the people of France. The American colonists received three main injections of money and material from France during the war: (1) A private subsidy from the crown. This was a large gift engineered by the foreign ...



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