Conflict_in_the_American_Colonies

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Conflict in the American Colonies French and Indian War 1754-1765
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North American Colonial Wars King William’s War, 1689-1697 War of the League of Augsburg Queen Anne’s War, 1702-1713 War of the Spanish Succession War of the 1740s (King George’s War), 1739-1748 War of Jenkin’s Ear / War of the Austrian Succession
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Seeds of the American Revolution Colonists view British military as symbol of repression Beginning with Bacon’s Rebellion Billeting of troops in American homes
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Seeds of American Revolution British ‘regulars’ disdain for colonial soldiers and officers Americans poorly- trained “democratic” Colonials versus “the Militia”
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Seeds of American Revolution British commanders resentment of colonists Colonial Legislatures notoriously slow Distrusted each other Used power of the purse to expand control Civilian colonists refused to stop trading with the enemy
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Colonists suspect they can fight better in American wilderness than the regulars Regulars unnecessary? Crown’s interests not
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