APUSH Final Study Guide - ,JasonLui,andTimQi 1750 IronAct:...

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APUSH Final Study Guide  A joint effort by John Ho, Jason Lui, and Tim Qi 1750 Iron Act:  was part of the British Navigation Acts designed to slow the  development of the Colonial iron industry so it wouldn't compete with the home  industry 1751 Benjamin Franklin invents lightning conductor:  Includes experiment with kite. 1752 Adoption of the Gregorian calendar of 1582:  7 days a week, instead of original  11 days, adopted as the standard. 1753 Conestoga wagon introduced:  Invented   by Mennonite German immigrants 1754 Benjamin Franklin’s Albany Plan:  Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New  Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island met to discuss better  relations with the Indian tribes and common defensive measures against the  French. It produced a treaty with Indians, but did not last. The convention  produced Albany Plan of Union, an early attempt to form a union of the colonies French and Indian War Begins 1755 General Braddock defeated at Fort Duquesne:  Surrounded by darn French, got  owned because he was slow and liked women, George Washington is aide Expulsion of Acadians:  Acadians living in French territory (Nova Scotia- North)  expelled to South such as Louisiana— descendants of these people are called  Cajuns 1756 Conflict spreads to Europe, becomes known as the Seven Years War:  Great  Britain, Prussia, and Hanover against France, Austria, Russia, Sweden, and  Saxony. Spain and Portugal were later drawn into the conflict, while a force from  the neutral United Provinces of the Netherlands was attacked in India 1757 King George II appoints William Pitt to lead war effort:  Prime Minister during  Seven Year’s War, got British Army and Navy into fighting gear and moved war  along 1758
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Wolfe and Amherst recapture Fort Louisbourg:  The fort, which was deemed  impregnable, was captured by a joint attack. Louisbourg falls after a siege. Anglicanism established in Georgia:  Will be major site of Tory resistance, with  Anglican influence. 1759 British capture Quebec:  Wolfe sneaks in from side and engages on the Plains of  Abraham (outside of Quebec). The British win, but Wolfe is killed. Two Penny Act for tobacco debts:  Allowed payment of parsons’ salaries in  money, due to the shortage of tobacco. 1760 George III inherits the British throne:  King of Great Britain, and King of Ireland  from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United  Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death, George was the third British 
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