Colonial warfare

Colonial warfare - the Americas England makes connections...

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Colonial warfare - stretching from the 1800’s, over a hundred year time period. They spread from Europe to the colonies. In 1715, the King of France, Louis XIV dies in the second colonial war. Louis the XV, a lesser king, takes control and is more interested in the wars in the new world. The 26 year rave was very good for the English colonies. In the first two colonial wars, France had an excellent chance in dominating the New World. The Native Americans would have said France would win the struggle. The entire dispute was overall very helpful to England. The English colonies move beyond the Appalachian Colonies. They colonists did not get heavily involved. Fur traders, mountain men, lived with the Native Americans. They learned their cultures and frequently married into the Indian tribes. France moves into the Colonies wars with a stronger alliance with the Natives. During the 26 year rave, England sends fur traders to
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Unformatted text preview: the Americas, England makes connections with Natives. They took a step further than France did, they were great in Manufacturing. They could then offer more, better trade goods than France did. They took advantage of what France didn’t. King George’s War started in 1739. This was spread to the colonies. It, like many wars ended without a clear ruler of the new world. • The French held the Fort Louisburg. England captured this fort during the war but after the treaty, the English gave it back • The French and Indian War – The Great War for Empire. This war started in the colonies in 1754 and moved out. This had the potential to escalate into a world war. George Washington was ultimately responsible to starting the French and Indian War. He got involved in a skirmish with the French. “A shot fired by a Virginian lit the world on fire”...
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