According to the treaty of paris france lost all her

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Unformatted text preview: d colonial forces just didn’t get along. But in 30 1757 the new secretary of state, William Pitt, managed to encourage the colonial forces to enlist by offering a compromise [Brits. would supposedly refund assemblies for their losses]. - Consequently [and also b/c of events in Europe] things improved until finally in 1763 France surrendered. According to the Treaty of Paris, France lost all her N. American possessions. *British-Colonial Tensions During the Seven Years War* - Both the Seven Years War itself and its aftermath increased British-colonial tensions. During the actual war, these factors contributed to initial anti-British feeling in the colonies: The colonials favored Indian-style guerilla tactics; the British marched in formation. Colonial militias served under their own captains but the Brits. wanted to take charge. The colonials had no military protocols; the British were big on all that stuff. The colonials didn’t want higher taxes to help pay for the war but the Brits. felt the colonials should pay for their own defense. The colonial officers were casual but the Brits. wanted servants w/them, etc. - Clearly, different styles of fighting led to significant resentment on both sides. *1763: A Turning Point* 31 - Both the British and colonists were strongly affected by the end of the war. For Britain, its conclusion meant that (1) they had a much larger and safer colonial empire, (2) they had a much larger debt, and (3) they felt even more contempt for the colonists. - For the colonies, the war had (1) united them against a common enemy for the first time and (2) created anger against the British, who were viewed as overly harsh commanders who had distain for the colonists. - The end of the war also led to another key event. In Pontiac’s Rebellion (1763) Indian leader Pontiac united an unprecedented amount of tribes due to of concern about the spread of colonists and their culture. - Although the colonists eventually triumphed, the British issued the Proclamation Line of 1763, which was a line that the colonists couldn’t settl...
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