The American Colonies

Weintraub, Stanley
January 2009
Dissent (00123846);Winter2009, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p33
In this article the author examines British policies toward the American colonies that led to the American Revolution and Britain's subsequent defeat and withdrawal from the country. The issue is raised as part of a special section of the magazine dealing with methods of retreat employed by great powers, a subject studied in light of the eventual withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq. Details of the British withdrawal from the new United States, as outlined in the peace treaty negotiated between the two nations are contained in the article.


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