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The tide of public opinion, even among those who support the federal government would quickly turn. Fifty-three percent (53%) of blacks think the Founding Fathers would view the United States as a success, but 54% of other minority Americans and a plurality (49%) of whites think they’d consider the nation today a failure. Until early in 1778 the conflict was a civil war within the British Empire, but afterward it became an international war as France (in 1778), Spain (in 1779), and the Netherlands (in 1780) joined the colonies against Britain.

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