02-02 Road to Revolution

Treaty of Paris (1763) -Britain gave land west of the Appalachian Mountains to Natives to prevent future wars. -Did not want to pay for troops to protect the colonies. -Wanted Colonists to pay for the costs of fighting the Natives. Results of the French and Indian War -Proclamation of 1763 limited the Colonists to the … Continue reading 02-02 Road to Revolution

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02-01 The French and Indian War

Conflict in North America -In the mid- 1700s, Great Britain and France had competing claims for land in North America. -The French held fur trapping and trade routes in the Ohio River Valley. -The British Colonies were intruding on French territory as the population grew larger. -The war will be fought over land! Events Leading … Continue reading 02-01 The French and Indian War