American Independence

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John Jay - During The American Revolution - As A Diplomat
... commercial treaties and recognition of American independence ... States, as it refused to recognize American Independence until 1783, fearing that such recognition could spark revolution in their own colonies ... 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 ...
Peace Of Paris (1783) - The Negotiation Process - Establishing Ground Rules
... was made to build on the "no offensive war" policy and begin peace talks with the Americans ... 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 ...
John Taylor Gilman
... 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 ...

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    The Indian’s intercourse with Nature is at least such as admits of the greatest independence of each.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The Americans are violently oral.... That’s why in America the mother is all-important and the father has no position at all—isn’t respected in the least. Even the American passion for laxatives can be explained as an oral manifestation. They want to get rid of any unpleasantness taken in through the mouth.
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)