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Securing American independence : John Jay and the French alliance

Author: Frank W Brecher
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
Series: Contributions to the study of world history, no. 105.
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Explores the roles of the two dominant allied negotiators at the peace negotiations of 1782-83 closing the American War of Independence, John Jay and French Foreign Minister Vergennes.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brecher, Frank W.
Securing American independence.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
(OCoLC)606997442
Online version:
Brecher, Frank W.
Securing American independence.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
(OCoLC)609414150
Named Person: John Jay; Charles Gravier Vergennes, comte de; John Jay
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank W Brecher
ISBN: 031332591X 9780313325915
OCLC Number: 50479271
Description: xiv, 327 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Two determined diplomats --
The pre-independence outlook, 1774-76 --
From the Declaration of Independence to the Battle of Saratoga --
From the French-U.S. Alliance to Spain's entrance into the war, February 1778-April 1779 --
From the French-Spanish Alliance of April 1779 versus England to the militarily victorious year of 1781 --
1781-82: an American military campaign unexpectedly changes the shape of the war --
Peace negotiations, 1782-83 --
Concluding assessments.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of world history, no. 105.
Responsibility: Frank W. Brecher.
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