CONVENTION OF 1800
(TREATY OF MORTEFONTAINE)
- The Quasi-War was to end.
- France agreed to return captured American ships.
- U.S. agreed to compensate its citizens for damages
inflicted by France on American shipping (damages totaled $20
million; U.S. paid $3.9 million to heirs of original claimants
- The Franco-American Alliance was terminated.
- U.S. and France granted each other most-favored-nation
- U.S. and France reestablished commercial relations
on terms similar to those outlined in Franco-American Alliance.
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