Ch. 5 HW Assignments 9-10

Ch. 5 HW Assignments 9-10 - Trevor Grabhorn 9/21/10 Period...

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Trevor Grabhorn 9/21/10 Period 2 Identifications CH. 5 Albany Plan of Union- In mid-1754 the delegates from 7 Virginia colonies gathered in Albany, New York to decide how to protect themselves against Britain, and came up with the Grand Council. There would be an executive officer in charge, and the council would made military decisions, with power to demand financial support from colonies Acadians/Cajuns- The governor of Nova Scotia deported many French-Canadians (Acadians) from homes to British colonies, and later to Louisiana; almost 5% of Canada’s population was deported and became known as Cajuns. Seven Years' War (French and Indian War)- France & Britain remained at peace until 1756, but Washington’s actions gave way for 8,000 colonists top enlist to fight the French during 1755, and general Edward Braddock & 1,000 soldiers to arrive in N. America to take Frt. Duquesne Pontiac's uprising- (1763-1766), misnomer for an uprising by American Indian tribes of the eastern Great Lakes region. Pontiac was an Ottawa chief, but the Delaware, Shawnee, and Seneca were more significant. During the French and Indian war they wrung land recessions from the English in treaties which neither side intended to respect, underlined when Amherst discontinued buying peace with gifts in 1760. The Proclamation of 1763- To end the frontier fighting, the proclamation was made which asserted direct control of land transactions, settlement, trade, and other activities of non-Indians west of the Appalachian crest. The Indians kept their land, while the governor wanted to continue the colonial expansion of land. The colonists were mad because they had to give land to the royalty and this slowed the expansion process. 10,000 soldiers were left in N. America to scare off the Indians in the ex – French territories, and 220,000 pounds were expected to be spend annually to keep up these troops, but actually it was twice as much, with 20,000 needed for establishment of governments in Canada and Florida alone King George III- These measures marked the beginning of the rule of George III (rules 1760-1820) starting at the age of 22. Unlike previous Georges, he distrusted the politicians in Britain, and wanted to have a strong influence on government policy, but wished to reign as a constitutional monarch who cooperated with the Parliament and worked through prime ministers. His lack of experience and clashes of difference forced sudden changes in the government, which was trying to regroup the country. George’s 1 st prime minister, and friend, former tutor Lord Bute lasted only from 1760 to 1763, followed by George Grenville from 1763 to 1765, of Marquis of Rockingham in 1766, and a period of uncertain leadership that ended only in 1770 with appointment of the ministry led by Frederick, Lord North     Writs of assistance- A crackdown on smuggling took place when American merchants traded with the French. In 1760 the royal governor of Massachusetts authorized revenue officers to employ a document called a writ of assistance to seize illegally imported
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Ch. 5 HW Assignments 9-10 - Trevor Grabhorn 9/21/10 Period...

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