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3-4 The French and Indian War British victory over the French in North America enlarges the British empire but leads to new conflicts with the colonists. Terms and Names New France- French colony in North America George Washington- Led Virginia troops in first battle of the French and Indian War French and Indian War- War that gave the British control of North America William Pitt- British leader in the French and Indian War Pontiac- Native American leader who fought the British Proclamation of 1763- Law limiting the area of English settlement George Grenville- Financial expert who was appointed prime minister of Britain in 1763 Sugar Act- (tax on Law passed by Parliament to try to raise money to pay war debts The French and Indian War Britain and France Compete for World Empire France was Great Britain’s rival in North America. New France, France’s colony included eastern Canada, the Great Lakes region, and the Mississippi River valley. Most French settlers were not interested in establishing large, populated colonies in North America. Most French settlers were fur traders or Catholic priests who wanted to convert the Native Americans. Because the French settlers relied on the Native Americans for their fur trade, they
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