Lecture 9

Lecture 9 - Lecture 9 Mid-Century Challenge: War and Trade...

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Lecture 9 Mid-Century Challenge: War and Trade -Britain: War of Empire against France -become a world-wide conflict -surge in trade across the Atlantic -colonial consumption goes up (consumer revolution) -raises standard of living, but puts many in debt to creditors in England -Westward migration I. War -After 1690, colonists increasingly involved in imperial wars -France and Britain claimed area west of Appalachians -Native Americans opposed extensive white settlement A. End of the Play-off system -deteriorating relations with NA’s -English: tired of the gifts and money supposed to be given to Native Americans -Albany Congress 1754: British delegates met with Iroquois -prevent French from developing further settlement -Ben Franklin’s Albany Plan of Union -propose the idea that the various colonies work together to achieve goal -colonies too suspicious of each other -first time proposed inter-colonial cooperation -“Join or Die” Tensions on the Frontier -population growth -250,000 in 1700 -1.25 million in 1750
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course HIST 2111H taught by Professor Hoffer during the Spring '08 term at UGA.

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Lecture 9 - Lecture 9 Mid-Century Challenge: War and Trade...

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