Paying the Price of War

Paying the Price of - March 4 2010 Paying the Price of War From Victory to Disunity British government found that they need to pay more attention

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March 4, 2010 Paying the Price of War From Victory to Disunity British government found that they need to pay more attention to the colonies to help reform the imperial relationships. Want to make North America as a whole. To reform they start trying to tax the colonists and a list of other reforms. The British also had to start thinking about the naïve residents of the Americas. 1. Cherokee War: 1759-1761 a. Had been long time allies with the British b. Pressure from southern settlers on Cherokee land i. Falling numbers ii. Starts conflict c. Sets off vendettas, war d. Cherokees vs. S.C. i. Went over to the Cherokee land and destroyed much of their land. The Cherokees lost they had to give up big chunks of land. 2. “Pontiac’s Rebellion” 1763 a. Spring 1763 large groups of Indian tribes joined together. i. Attacks on British forts ii. iii. Thought that they needed to rebel against the white man b. Peace established slowly 1764-1766 c. Death toll: i. 2000 colonists ii. 2000 Indians d. Pontiac: “This is our land” i. Told the English that the French never owned that land so they could not give it away. If the English wanted to move there they had to give the Indians what they want. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course HIST 1234 taught by Professor Paskoff during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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Paying the Price of - March 4 2010 Paying the Price of War From Victory to Disunity British government found that they need to pay more attention

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