Week 7 Red group Haley - HIS-144 Early American Wars...

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HIS-144 Early American Wars Worksheet Instructions: This is a CLC assignment. The Instructor will assign CLC groups for this project. You will work with your group to complete the "Early American Wars" worksheet. One person in the each group will submit a final group-completed worksheet. The group member that will be compiling the content from each group member should document the work of each person and submit that according to the directions from the instructor with the completed worksheet. Follow the instructions listed below. Complete the worksheet by answering each prompt addressing one of the following wars: the French and Indian War, the American Revolution, or the War of 1812. Use a minimum of 3 of the sources provided to support your assignment. Be sure to cite your sources in-text and in the reference section at the bottom of the worksheet.
War:_French and Indian War_________________________________ Haley Brunson, Elsa Hernandez, Mariela Andrade Sanchez, Jose Carlos Flores, Berliz Barajas What were the causes? (Elsa Hernandez) The French Indian war began as a result of many different causes, however it most notably began as a result of both the British and the French wanting to expand their colonies further West into what was known as the Ohio territory. The French believed they had exclusive rights to the land since their explorers had settled in that region prior to the British. So in retaliation the French had tried to forcefully remove the British by capturing several of their trading posts and destroying a nearby indian village that supported and aided British traders in 1752. As a result the British decided to go to king George II for permission to invade the French and their territory in order to lay claim on the land further west, however they were denied. However, when the French built Fort Duquesne near what is now present day Pittsburg, the King began second guessing his decision to initially dismiss the issue. Finally, under the command of Major George Washington, the Virginia Militia was mobilized and tasked with removing the French peacefully from the Ohio Territory . However, when the refused Washington had no

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