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Treaty of paris

  1. 1. The Treaty of Paris <ul><li>“ Peace of Paris” </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is the Treaty of Paris? <ul><li>An agreement to stop the fighting between Britain and U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose was to create peace between both countries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wanted to end the fighting and killing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Treaty signed September 3, 1783 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preliminary articles signed November 30, 1782 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Meeting in Paris <ul><li>Meeting held in Paris </li></ul><ul><li>2 Parties </li></ul><ul><li>Britain representative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>David Hartley </li></ul></ul><ul><li>American Peace Commissions' representatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benjamin Franklin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John Jay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John Adams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Henry Laurens </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discussions started April of 1782 </li></ul><ul><li>Ratified by the Congress of the Confederation on January 14, 1784 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Treaty of Paris Facts <ul><li>Signed at Hotel d’York </li></ul><ul><ul><li>which is now 56 Rue Jacob </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ended the Revolutionary War </li></ul><ul><li>Named after city it was signed in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paris </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Also called “Peace of Paris” </li></ul><ul><li>Americans declared complete freedom from Britain </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does the Treaty of Paris mean? <ul><li>10 Main Articles in the Treaty of Paris </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1: 13 colonies are free and can govern themselves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2: Boundaries established with U.S. and Britain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3: Fishing rights granted to U.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4: Debts acknowledged to be paid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5: Congress of Confederation gives loyalists land </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6: U.S. prevents future conflicts with loyalists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7: War prisoners released and British property now U.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8: Britain and U.S. given access to Mississippi River </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9: Land captured to be returned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10: Certification of the Treaty occur in 6 months </li></ul></ul>

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