DIME and the French Impact on the War for American Independence
NAVAL WAR COLLEGE NEWPORT RI NEWPORT United States
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Exploring S and W course themes, this essay will apply critical analysis to the American War for Independence. It will examine the American Revolution through each sides application of The Instruments of War, and will analyze the conflict through a lens of The Rational Calculus of War. It will answer the question of if the Patriots, through means available to them throughout the various stages of the conflict, could have achieved their goal of recognized and sovereign independence from Great Britain Ends without the aid of France. It will furthermore analyze their limited aims in the goal of independence from the perspective of a theme of War Termination. It will incorporate the strategy and methods of Joint and Combined warfare applied by French and Colonial operations Ways in what eventually became the multinational arena and will additionally analyze the instruments of national power available to the Patriots in support of their objective Means.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
- Humanities and History
- Government and Political Science