The War for Independence 2.10.11

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The War for Independence 1. Pre- 1763 Imperial Relationship: a. Policy of “salutary neglect” b. Dominance of the “whigs” c. Colonial self-government 2. The “French and Indian War” (1754 – 1763) Becomes the “seven years war” (1756 – 63) a. Causes of Conflict: i. Territorial disputes ii. Washington and The Virginia Militia iii. 3. Treaty of Paris, 1763 a. French lose number one American possessions b. English get Canada and land east of the Mississippi river c. Spain cedes Florida to England, but receives French territory west of the Mississippi river d. France awaits an opportunity for revenge e. England has great debt- 147,000,000 and new imperial responsibilities 4. Changes in British Imperial policies a. Tighter political administration b. Increased military defence c. Enforcement of mercantilist regulation d. Colonies must pay their fair share- but NOT the imperial debt e. End of “salutary neglect”
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5. A Decade of controversy:
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course HIST 1103 taught by Professor Rohrer during the Spring '06 term at Oklahoma State.

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