Rising social and economic inequality,   new political ideas emerging from the Enlightenment economic mismanagement, environmental factors leading to agricultural failure, unmanageable national debt,  and political mismanagement on the part of King Louis XVI have all been cited as laying the groundwork for the Revolution.
The French public viewed Franklin as a representative of republican simplicity and honesty, an image Franklin cultivated. A rage for all things Franklin and American swept France, assisting American diplomats and Vergennes in pushing for an alliance.
In the meantime, Vergennes agreed to provide the United States with a secret loan. Despite the loan and discussions of a full alliance, French assistance to the new United States was limited at the outset.
ThroughoutVergennes delayed as he conducted negotiations with the Spanish Government, which French revelution wary of U. Vergennes finally decided in favor of an alliance when news of the British surrender at the Battle of Saratoga reached him in December Vergennes, having heard rumors of secret British peace offers to Franklin, decided not to wait for Spanish support and offered the United States an official French alliance.
The Treaty of Alliance contained the provisions the U. Spain officially entered the war on June 21, Between and the French provided supplies, arms and ammunition, uniforms, and, most importantly, troops and naval support to the beleaguered Continental Army.
French assistance was crucial in securing the British surrender at Yorktown in With the consent of Vergennes, U.
Franklin informed Vergennes of the agreement and also asked for an additional loan. Vergennes did lodge a complaint on this instance, but also granted the requested loan despite French financial troubles.
Vergennes and Franklin successfully presented a united front despite British attempts to drive a wedge between the allies during their separate peace negotiations.
The Treaty of Paris also remained technically in effect during the undeclared with France, and was formally ended by the Convention of which also terminated the Quasi-War.French Revolution, also called Revolution of , the revolutionary movement that shook France between and and reached its first climax there in Hence the conventional term “Revolution of ,” denoting the end of the ancien régime in France and serving also to distinguish that event from the later French revolutions of and French Revolution - Aristocratic revolt, – The Revolution took shape in France when the controller general of finances, Charles-Alexandre de Calonne, arranged the summoning of an assembly of “notables” (prelates, great noblemen, and a few representatives of the bourgeoisie) in February to propose reforms designed to eliminate the budget deficit by increasing the taxation of.
The French Revolution was a revolution in France from to It led to the end of the monarchy, and to many wars. King Louis XVI was executed in The revolution ended when Napoleon Bonaparte took power in November In , he became Emperor.
French Alliance, French Assistance, and European Diplomacy during the American Revolution, – During the American Revolution, the American colonies faced the significant challenge of conducting international diplomacy and seeking the international support it needed to fight against the British.
French Revolution, political upheaval of world importance in France that began in *Origins of the Revolution*Historians disagree in . French Revolution The French people have risen to overthrow the monarchs that once ruled their country.
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