Mr. Dowling
Help From European Nations




To what extent did the Americans get assistance from European countries in the war effort?



France-helped by giving money and supplies
helped to train soliders (Marquis de Lafayette)
navy

Spain-takes over British forts on the Mississippi River and in Florida
Bernardo de Galvez (governor of Louisiana)-supplied the Americans with weapons, medicine, clothing, gun powder and food (cattle)

Poland-Thaddeus Kosciusko-helped to build forts and other defenses
Kasimir Pulaski-trained cavalry
cavalry-troops on horseback

Prussia-had a very strong army-Friedrich Von Steuben helped to train soldiers
use of the bayonet


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