Advantages Of French Enemies With The Americans

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When the French realized that the Americans were enemies with the British, France took advantage of that and became allies with the Americans. The help of France was one of the biggest reasons that the Americans won. Without their help, America wouldn’t even have gotten close to winning. George Washington pretended that he and his army were going to attack New York. The British were tricked. Therefore, Henry Clinton sent some of his soldiers there. It was all tactics. Whilst the French reached one end of Chesapeake Bay, the Americans (allies) arrived at the other end which made the British surrounded. After a long fight, the British finally surrendered on the 19th of October 1781. In the Battle, there were 8,800 American soldiers, 7,700 French
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