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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 xrhombus 1750 head2right 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 xrhombus 1751 head2right Benjamin Franklin invents lightning conductor: Includes experiment with kite. xrhombus 1752 head2right Adoption of the Gregorian calendar of 1582: 7 days a week, instead of original 11 days, adopted as the standard. xrhombus 1753 head2right Conestoga wagon introduced: Invented by Mennonite German immigrants xrhombus 1754 head2right 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 head2right French and Indian War Begins xrhombus 1755 head2right General Braddock defeated at Fort Duquesne: Surrounded by darn French, got owned because he was slow and liked women, George Washington is aide head2right Expulsion of Acadians: Acadians living in French territory (Nova Scotia- North) expelled to South such as Louisiana— descendants of these people are called Cajuns xrhombus 1756 head2right 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 xrhombus 1757 head2right 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 xrhombus 1758 head2right Wolfe and Amherst recapture Fort Louisbourg: The fort, which was deemed impregnable, was captured by a joint attack. Louisbourg falls after a siege. head2right Anglicanism established in Georgia: Will be major site of Tory resistance, with Anglican influence. xrhombus 1759 head2right 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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head2right Two Penny Act for tobacco debts: Allowed payment of parsons’ salaries in money, due to the shortage of tobacco. xrhombus 1760 head2right 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 head2right Montreal falls to the British:
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