3.4.08 - Topic 7 Challenges to imperial control 1. The Ebb...

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Topic 7 Challenges to imperial control 1. The Ebb and Flow of Empires a. Recap i. By the early 1700s 1. Eastern seaboard colonized by the English 2. Colonial assemblies operating with habit of self-government 3. Colonies humming along with benign neglect ii. Colonists exerting rights of Englishmen iii. Britain too busy with domestic and European affairs to govern with a direct hand 2. War of Spanish Succession 1701-1713 a. War over who would inherit Spanish crown b. Holy Roman Empire/England/The Netherlands/Portugal against France/Spain c. Key results i. French Bourbon inherits Spanish throne ii. French recognize Queen Anne of GB iii. Britain gains territory in the Americas from France
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iv. Spain retains American colonies but gives up some European possessions to the HRE v. Britain receives the Asiento from Spain. 3. War of Spanish Succession in North America a. Called Queen Anne’s War in English Colonies b. English attacks on florida destroy Spanish mission system there, English defeat apalachee Indians c. Major French and Indian attacks also on the new York-New England frontier with Canada d. British forces capture Acadia (Nova Scotia) but fail in attempt to capture Quebec e. Treaty of Utrecht grants Britain Acadia, Newfoundland, and the Hudson Bay region in North America and St. Kitts in the Caribbean 4. War of 1739 a. 1739-43 – spain against great Britain b. Spain upset with British smuggling to its colonies and British encroachment on territory by the British in Nicaragua, Honduras and along the Georgia- Florida border
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c. Britain challenging Spanish hegemony of the Caribbean and also its colonial
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