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French Aid in the Revolutionary War

Summary: While Americans take pride in deafeating the British on their own, to gain independence free from British rule, the colonies required the aid of the French. Had France not secretly been supplying aid to the Americas, followed by an open declaration of war on Britain, the British may have well kept control of the colonies and expanded their control to the French West Indies.
The Battle of Saratoga is one of the many important battles remembered in both American and world history. After the surrender of Burgoyne as Saratoga on October 17, 1777 France was persuaded into joining the war with the colonists against the British. Louis XVI's ministers argued that this was the perfect time to act, because if Britain regained control, she might then try to capture the French West Indies for compensation for the war. So, without the French aid the colonies could have never won their independence because the French was out source of military supplies, they helped us with their great naval power, and after the French had joined the Americans the other European nations had decided to join or help out the Americans.

The French was a great help to the Americans during the Revolutionary war because they were our primary source of military supplies. Even before the...

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