Presentation on theme: "Prof. Megan Garedakis. The Treaty of Paris (1783) Battle of Cowpens Battle of Saratoga Battle of Yorktown The Massachusetts Constitution of 1770 Mum Bett."— Presentation transcript:
AN INTERNATIONAL WAR: 1778- 1783 France joins in 1778Spain Joins in 1779 The Dutch Republic Joins in 1780 What was once a war between colonies and their colonial monarchical suppressor now becomes an international war
MUM BETT (ELIZABETH FREEMAN) “All men are born free and equal, and have certain natural, essential, and unalienable rights; among which may be reckoned the right of enjoying and defending their lives and liberties; that of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property; in fine, that of seeking and obtaining their safety and happiness.” —Massachusetts Constitution, Article 1.Massachusetts Constitution, Article 1.