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mcougar assignment # 2 - Appalachian Mountains. 2. It might...

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Melissa Cougar Study Questions 1. The French and Indian War has also been called the "War for Empire". Explain. The French and Indian War lasted for nine years during 1754-1763. The war started in Northern America over undisputed land that the French and British both wanted. The British Empire and the French Empire had both spilt North America since the early 1600s. However in 1750’s several violent clashes broke out in the disputed area between the British and French. This led to the outbreak of the French and Indian War that was nicknamed the “War for Empire.” This was aptly named because it involved two huge worldwide empires fighting over an entire continent. In the end the British Empire won and expanded its imperial holding in North America into Canada and west to the
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Unformatted text preview: Appalachian Mountains. 2. It might be said that it was the British who were revolutionaries and the Americans who were conservatives attempting to preserve the status quo. Explain. There were numerous times the British broke the status quo in North America. A good example of this would be when the British wanted to go to war more than the colonial Americans did during the French and Indian war. The Americans viewed it as a dispute between far away powers that was too close to home. Another way the British broke the status quo was when they instituted many unfair reforms and taxes as a result of the debt caused by the French and Indian War. Some of these acts include the Sugar Act of 1764, Quartering Act of 1765, and the Stamp Act in 1765....
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2011 for the course HIST 121 taught by Professor Jeffins during the Summer '11 term at Blue Ridge.

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