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Title: The End of the Revolutionary War and the Treaty of Paris


1
The End of the Revolutionary War and the Treaty
of Paris
  • Eric
  • Kirt
  • Jessica
  • Billy

2
Benjamin Franklin
  • Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston in 1706. You
    can find Bens gravesite, Benjamin Franklin
    National Memorial, Franklin Institution Science
    Museum in Philadelphia which is his home town.

3
Benjamin Franklin
  • Benjamin Franklin lived words of wisdom by
    writing as much as he could. He was famous for
    being a scientist, statesman, inventor, printer,
    musician, economist, and philosopher. He was one
    of our founding fathers and he was one of
    Americas greatest citizens.

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George Washington
  • George Washington was born on February 22, 1732
    in Westmoreland County,Virginia.
  • Washington was everyones choice to lead the
    nation as its first president, April 30 1789 -
    1797, serving two servings.

6
George Washington
  • In July of 1775 George Washington arrived in
    Cambridge, Massachusetts to command his
    ill-trained troops in a war that was supposed to
    last six years. In October of 1781 he forced
    General Cornwallis to surrender at Yorktown.

7
Treaty of Paris
  • King George the third acknowledges the United
    States New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts
    Bay, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maryland,
    Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South
    Carolina and Georgia to be independent states.
    Relinquishes all claims to the government in the
    territorial rights of the same and every part
    thereof.

8
Treaty of Paris
  • All disputes which might arise in the future on
    the subject of boundaries of the united states
    may be prevented its hereby agreed and declared
    that the following shall be their boundaries. A
    line is drawn from the source of St. Croix river
    to the highlands.
  • Its said to divide all the rivers that empty
    themselves in the river thence.

9
Treaty of Paris
  • People of the United States continued to enjoy
    the right to take fish from the Grand Bank.
  • Creditors on either side shall meet with no
    lawful impediment to the recovery of the full
    value and sterling money.

10
Treaty of Paris
  • Congress shall recommend it to the legislatures
    of the respective states to provide for the
    restitution of all estates, rights, and
    properties.
  • No person shall on that account suffer of any
    loss or damage, in his person liberty or property.

11
Treaty of Paris
  • All prisoners on both sides shall be set at
    liberty.
  • Navigation on the Mississippi river, shall
    forever remain free and open.
  • It is agreed that the the same shall be restored
    without difficulty and without requiring any
    compensation

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End of the Revolutionary War
  • In December 1782, the officers seeing in the
    continued weakness and poverty of their
    government no apparent security for a future.
  • In the later part of the winter of 1783, the
    discontent in the army appeared more formidable
    then ever.

13
End of the Revolutionary War
  • The last fight between the Americans and the
    British was the attempt to capture the colors of
    Day Castle in the old war for independence.

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Bibliography
Sln.fi.edu/franklin/rotten.html The American
Republic text book www.vcsc.k12.in.us/tcr/liberty
memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmddhtml/armhtml/armhome.html
www.specialoperations.com/multimedia/sound.html
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