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The American RevolutionLesson 1The French and Indian WarKey TermsIroquois-Also known as Haudenosaunee, they were a group of American Indian peoplewho settled in update New York and lands near by that included the Cayuga, Cherokee,Huron, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, and Tuscarora whom all shared onelanguage family and similar ways of lifeGeorge Washington-from 1732-1799, he worked early on as a surveyor of the Virginiacolony, he soon became interested in the western expansion in the Ohio Country andinvested into the Ohio Company later on. In 1752 he accepted an appointment to themilitary as a leading officer and 2 years later, he led a company to drive out the Frenchfrom Fort Duquesne. Couple years later he went to serve as a commander in chief ofthe colonies’ Continental Army and soon became the first President of the United StatesFrench and Indian War-lasted from 1754 to 1763, and the British colonies defeated theFrench and their American Indian allies which led to them gaining control of eastrnNorth AmericaEdward Braddock-he was a British Commander during the French and Indian War,hehad attempted to capture Fort Duquesne in 1755, he was soon defeated by the Frenchand Indians during this battle he was mortally woundedLord Jeffrey Amherst-from 1717-1779, he first served in the British military in Europeand had fought during the Seven Years’ War, and in 1758 during the French and IndianWar, he was made general and put in command of British forces in North America, thenhe became Governor-General of British North America after the war, in 1763 he thenled the British at the start of Pontiac’s RebellionPontiac’s Rebellion-the uprising that started in 1763 by the American Indians in theGreat Lakes regionProclamation of 1763-was the declaration made by the British king in which orderedthe colonists to stay east of the Appalachian MountainsAlbany Plan of Union-Benjamin Franklin’s proposal in 1754 said to form onegovernment for a singular group of Britain's colonies in North America
Benjamin Franklin-from 1706-1790, he was an American printer, inventor, scientist,diplomat and author who became a leader during the Revolutionary War, before therevolution he had encouraged the 13 colonies to come together to resist the Britishtyranny, later he went to hel author the Declaration of Independence, and to serve as adelegate to the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention and then wenton to become an ambassador for the United States to FranceAcademic VocabularyEvict:to force someone to leave a placeGallant:braveRestrain:to hold back from actionAutonomy: having independence or freedomLesson Objectives1.Explain the relationship among the British colonists, the French, and theNative Americans in the mid-eighteenth century.

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