Results of the Revolutionary War

The Treaty of Paris

John Adams and John Jay decided to ignore the French alliance, and sign a peace treaty with England. In the treaty that was signed at Paris on November 30, 1782. America secured their independence and land that was west to the Mississippi river. Congress gave the loyest’s land back that they took during the war. Citizens of the United States and Britain both had the right to use the Mississippi. France accepted this treaty and made it final on September 3 1783 on the same day England and Europe made peace.

The Last Battle of YorkTown

          In 1781 the british troops led by Lord Cornwallis hoped to his men in Chesapeake town until they could get fresh supplies but the French and Americans worked together to capture the British before that could happen. Washington's troops marched over 300 miles south to Yorktown on the way he faked military maneuvers to keep the British off guard. The french navy led by Lafayette kept the British out Chesapeake Bay. Cornwallis was forced to surrender all of his unit of 8,000 troops on October 19 1781. The Americans won the war.


      The American revolutionary war was really expensive for Great Britain. The war put them in debt for 250,000,000 pounds which would be 361,941,250 in U.S dollars. This debt added on to the debt they already had from the Seven Year War.  


         4,435 died and 6,118 were injured during the war. These famous people died because of the Revolutionary War. Alexander Hamilton, John Hancock Ethan Allen, Marquis de Lafayette, Samuel Adams, Benedict Arnold, Benjamin Franklin, George III, Abraham Woodhull, Paul Revere, John Laurens, Hercules Mulligan, Philip Hamilton, Chief Pontiac.
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There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself in acts of bravery and heroism.               - Alexander Hamilton