This Day in History Entry #209

February 6th, 2013 by Wordsman

“Now that freedom has got enough votes
What to do about all these red coats?
To have even a chance
We must go now to France
Ask for soldiers and money and boats”

Event: The United States and France sign the Treaty of Alliance and the Treaty of Amity and Commerce
Year: 1778
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  1. A(nother) Fan Says:

    How come the French don’t get more credit for winning the American Revolution?

  2. Wordsman Says:

    Mostly because of Freedom Fries, I expect.

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