Rich people known as bourgeoisie wanted more political power. France wanted us to help them and be on there side of the revolution and so we did.
George Washington knew that his men were not ready to fight in another war so he made the Neutrality Proclamation.
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Privateers are armed warships used to capture enemy merchants.
Jays Treaty was a treaty that helped the U.S and Great Britain stop wars, and solve problems that were made from the treaty of Paris.
It resolved territorial disputes, and granted american ships free navigation through the Mississippi River, and duty free transport through New Orleans. It also defined the border between the U.S.A and Spanish Florida.