American Revolution Podcast

ARP217 Spain Enters the War

September 12, 2021

Spain signs the Treaty of Aranjuez with France, committing itself to war with Britain.  Spain does not ally directly with the United States.  It hopes to take advantage of Britain's current difficulties recover territories lost to the British, including Gibraltar, Menorca, and the Floridas.

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