Why didnt the US help in the French Revolution?
Radical Ideologies The French Revolution lost some U.S. support when French citizens migrated to the United States to escape their war-torn country. As a result, Congress was forced to pass laws, known as the Alien and Sedition Acts, to limit French political activism in the United States.
Who is Americas oldest ally?
France France was the first ally of the new United States in 1778. The 1778 treaty and military support proved decisive in the American victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War.
What have the French ever done for us?
French ingenuities have penetrated our lives in more ways than we shall ever know. Some of us owe our lives to them: antibiotics, the baby incubator (1891, courtesy of Alexandre Lion), blood transfusions (1667, by Jean-Baptiste Denys who used sheeps blood on a boy who, amazingly, recovered), and stethoscopes (1816).