• American Revolution
    F&I war- British believed French provoked the war by building a chain of forts in the Ohio R. Valley, French-did it to halt the west ward growth of the brit. Colonies. GW- gov or VA sent a mall militia of GW troops, surrender to French+ N.A. on July 3, 1754, and started war Gen. Edward Braddock- in...
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  • America Revolution: a War for Independence
    Revolution, 13 colonies fought for legal separation from the British government. In both large and small battles, American’s fought back in an attempt to claim independence from Britain. In the events leading up to the Revolution the British Parliament imposed taxes, rebellion organizations were formed, and...
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  • American and French Revolutions
    French Revolution are two closely connected events. The American Revolution was an outcry against the injustice done to the American people by their British counter-parts, and was greatly influenced by the role of the French on the Americans side. For the French, taking part of this revolution had something...
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  • Syudent
    Paris (1763) more than doubled British territories in North America and eliminated the French as a threat. While British power seemed more secure than ever, there were signs of trouble developing in the colonies. The major trouble concerned British finances. The British government had accumulated a huge...
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  • Chapter 7-8 Notes
    know you’re taxed Colonies haphazardly placed Prime Minister George Grenville enforced Nav Laws: 1. Imperial trade done on Brit ships w/ ¾ crew British; 2. Only certain goods exported to foreign countries unless they go through Britain; 3. Economic diversification; 4. Colonies a protected market for...
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  • The Declaration of Indpendence
    The Declaration of Independence In 1761 the American colonists were loyal British subjects who celebrated the coronation of the new King, George III, approximately 15 years before the United States of America burst onto the world stage with the Declaration of Independence. Much more than simply a tract...
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  • boston
    1770 · March 5 · The Boston Massacre leads to the death of five colonists · Boston had been living with British troops for close to two years before the sound of gunfire was heard. Ostensibly there at the request of Governor Bernard and Boston's customs commissioners to quell colonial lawlessness...
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  • American and Russian Revolution
    America. Both France and Britain held claims to land and trading rights in this area but British colonists were eager to move westward onto what the French believed was their land. In order to prevent further British intrusion, the French began to construct a series of forts along the Ohio River to act...
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  • Student
    the practice of colonist to defy or ignore British laws that they found onerous, often with the complicity of those charged to enforce them. They claim that characterized the colonial-imperial relationship into the 1760. The British did not strictly enforce their laws so the colonist did not follow up...
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  • American Culture
    the British colony of Massachusetts, against the tax policy of the British government and the East India Company that controlled all the tea imported into the colonies. On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded...
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  • essay2
    COUNTRYMAN on camera; intercut with opening images 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 6. SHEILA SKEMP on camera; intercut with images of American colonists EDWARD COUNTRYMAN: It’s a matter, I think, of a coalition of people coming together and ultimately agreeing on a great big question. Should...
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  • The American Revolutionary War and American Slavery Movement Were Wars Fought to Revolutionize American Freedom and Were for the Same Purpose of Equal Rights
    Britain. Beginning in 1763, the British began taxing the colonists heavily after defeating France during the French and Indian War. Many colonists felt they were being taken advantage of, as they had been dragged into war because it was fought on their land. Many British forces were killed during the war...
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  • How Did the Consolidation of the British Empire and Its Consequences Up to 1774 Affect the American Colonist’s Way of Life and Colonial Politics?
    circa fifteen years from when Britain in 1760 emerged victorious from the French and Indian War, and up to the events of the early 1770s that in the end led to the decisions at the Continental Congress in 1774; skirmishes between colonial minutemen and British troops in early 1775; and the declaration...
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  • Hist 1311 Review
    American territory. New Netherland attracted a diverse population and offered patroonships to any company stockholder willing and able to bring fifty colonists at his own expense. As an alternative to patroonships, the West India Company offered to grant a tract of land to any free man who agreed to farm...
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  • Apush Id's
    conquistador, crushed the Peruvian Incas, introduced the idea of Indian labor for mining gold and other precious metals.  John Rolfe- 1616, English colonist who became father of the tobacco industry by raising and curing the weed into usable tobacco. The tobacco grown by Rolfe and many in Virginia saved...
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  • Tea Party
    Boston Tea Party´´ began in 1773. It represented action taken by the colonists of one of America´s largest cities, Boston, against the British government who were ruling the country at that point. Colonists in Boston had become frustrated with many of the British government’s policies including their high...
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  • Sunrise at Philadelphia + a New Kind of Revolution
    author Carl N. Degler explains how government institutions had evolved in colonial America before 1763, and how it was threatened by new English actions and Britain's desire to re-gain control over the colonies. English policies and practices were the structure that helped shape colonial government...
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  • Historical Systems of Power, Governance, and Authority
    Native Americans. It quickly became realized why the area was not inhabited. It was a swampy area that bred mosquitoes, thus subjecting many of the colonists to die of malaria. There was not very much game to hunt for food because it was such inhospitable land. Many of the settlers died of dysentery from...
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  • Rando
    helping the colony survive. King Philip Also known as Metacom, Chief of Wampanog Indians, tried to unify all the Native Americans against the British. He was shot, killed, and quartered by the end of the war. Americans then cut off his head, put it on a stick and paraded around they city with it...
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  • Ap Us History American Colonies
    die in great numbers. 6. What does Taylor say about slavery in the new world? The colonists enslaved the people to work on sugar plantations, and the colonists justified their actions by saying that slavery would ultimately save the Indians’ souls from hell. 7. How significant...
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