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Running head: AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1 American Revolution Assignment Idara E. Ibanga Georgia Military College
AMERICAN REVOLUTION 2 I. French and Indian War (1754-1763) A. War broke out between the French and the British because there was a dispute of whether the Ohio River valley region was part of the British Empire or the French Empire. The Treaty of Paris of 1763 ended the French and Indian War with a British victory at Quebec. According to Johansen and Pritzker (2020), as a result of the treaty, England acquired Canada and all of Spanish Florida. The French and Indian War is an essential event to cover when teaching about the American Revolution because it ended French control in North America. France lost all of its territories to Britain. “For the next two decades, England would be the sole, dominant power in North America” (Johansen and Pritzer, 2020). This event fits into the general theme of the 1760s-80s because many foreign powers were colonizing in the New World. With this in mind, the result of the French and Indian War was a major victory for the British, but a major defeat for the French. II. Proclamation of 1763 A. The Proclamation of 1763 prohibited British colonial settlers from crossing west of the Appalachian Mountains after the French and Indian War. The Proclamation of 1763 is an important topic to cover when teaching about the American Revolution because the British wanted to avoid conflict with the Native Americans and ensure their alliance with the Crown. This proclamation also angered many colonists. Colonists who were settled outside of the Appalachian

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