Fr Ind War and the Acts lead to Rev.

Fr Ind War and the Acts lead to Rev. - UNIT 2 CAUSES OF THE...

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UNIT 2 CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Yes, the Revolution began because colonists wanted independence but where did the feeling come from? The imperialistic foreign policy adopted by the British long before the revolution began. Consider: 2 types of revolution anti-imperialist social such as democratization of society
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UNIT 2 CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Key Concepts Prior to 1763, the British subordinated American capital to British capital The British success in the French and Indian War transformed the relationship between British and the American colonies British policies after 1763 were designed to raise revenues to pay for the cost of the empire The American colonists were divided over what course of action to take in response to the British policies The Americans created a gov’t, the Continental Congress, to address the deteriorating relationship between Britain and the colonies
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European Colonies in the New World 1750 French and British imperialistic rivalry The World Wars in Europe in America 1688-1697 War of the League of Augsburg King Wm’s War 1689-1697 1701-1713 War of Sp. Succession Queen Anne’s War 1702-1713 1740 -1748 War of Austrian Succession King George’s War 1744-1748 1756-1763 Seven Years War Fr & Indian War 1754-1763 1778-1783 The American Revolution American Revolution 1775-1783 1793-1802 Wars of the French Revolution Undeclared Fr. War 1798-1800 1803-1815 Napoleonic Wars War of 1812 1812-1814 1914 -1918 World War I World War I 1917-1918 1939-1945 World War II World War II 1941-1945
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Nort h Ameri ca i n Nort h Ameri ca i n 1750 1750
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French and Indians
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Br i t i s Br i t i s h h Fr ench Fr ench For t Necessi t y For t For t Necessi t y For t Duquesne Duquesne * Geor ge Washi ngt on Geor ge Washi ngt on * Del awar e & Del awar e & Shawnee Shawnee The The Ohi o Val l ey Ohi o Val l ey 1754 1754 The Fi rs t The Fi rs t Cl as h Cl as h
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FORT DUQUESNE This compact Vauban style (the original death star!) fort was built partially of horizontal, squared, oak and chestnut timbers laid in criblocked walls with tamped earth and rock fill on the land side and upright stockade walls on the sides abutting the rivers.
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FORT NECESSITY
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This is Benjamin Franklin's 1754 cartoon emphasizing the need for the various colonies and regions to work together. While this became a potent message during the revolutionary period of the 1770s, the cartoon was actually intended to unite colonists against the Indian threat. Ben Franklin à representatives from Ben Franklin à representatives from New England, NY, MD, PA New England, NY, MD, PA Al bany Congr ess Al bany Congr ess failed Iroquois failed Iroquois broke off relations with broke off relations with trade with the French. trade with the French.
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