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1 st Semester Final Timeline A Meridian APUSH Study Guide by John Ho and Tim Qi with contributions by Jason Liu x 1750 h 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 x 1751 h Benjamin Franklin invents lightning conductor: Includes experiment with kite. x 1752 h Adoption of the Gregorian calendar of 1582: 7 days a week, instead of original 11 days, adopted as the standard. x 1753 h Conestoga wagon introduced: Invented by Mennonite German immigrants x 1754 h 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 h French and Indian War Begins x 1755 h General Braddock defeated at Fort Duquesne: Surrounded by darn French, got owned because he was slow and liked women, George Washington is aide h Expulsion of Acadians: Acadians living in French territory (Nova Scotia- North) expelled to South such as Louisiana— descendants of these people are called Cajuns x 1756 h 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 x 1757 h 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 x 1758 h Wolfe and Amherst recapture Fort Louisbourg: The fort, which was deemed impregnable, was captured by a joint attack. Louisbourg falls after a siege. h Anglicanism established in Georgia: Will be major site of Tory resistance, with Anglican influence. x 1759 h 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. Copyright© 2006 (Jan 10 th ) All rights reserved. APUSH Study Guide v3.2 by Meridian Notes. Do not distribute or reproduce without replicating this copyright.
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h Two Penny Act for tobacco debts: Allowed payment of parsons’ salaries in money, due to the shortage of tobacco. x 1760 h 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 monarch of the House of Hanover, but the first to be born in Britain and use English as his first language h Montreal falls to the British: Marks end of French regime in North America, besides French Haiti. x
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