American Independence

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John Jay - During The American Revolution - As A Diplomat
... His mission was to get financial aid, commercial treaties and recognition of American independence ... receive Jay as the Minister of the United States, as it refused to recognize American Independence until 1783, fearing that such recognition could spark revolution in their own ... On June 23, 1782, Jay reached Paris, where negotiations to end the American Revolutionary War would take place ...
History Of Journalism - Journalism in America - American Independence
... Most papers at the time of the American Revolution were anti-royalist, chiefly because of opposition to the Stamp Act taxing newsprint ...
John Taylor Gilman
... He lived in the Ladd-Gilman house, now a part of the American Independence Museum ... The American Independence Museum commemorates his brave act every year at their American Independence Festival, where a role-player reads the Declaration in its entirety to festival-goers ...
Peace Of Paris (1783) - The Negotiation Process - Establishing Ground Rules
... war" policy and begin peace talks with the Americans. 1778 Treaty of Alliance between the United States and France was specifically to maintain the independence of the United States ... had been held with Henry Laurens, an American envoy captured on his way to Amsterdam ...

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