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French & Indian War

war and early conflicts with England

a person or group that joins with another to work toward a goal, often military ally
a fight against a government rebellion
The French and Indian War was part of which larger war between which countries? the Seven Years War; Britain and France
The French and Indian War was mainly fought in this area of North America: in the northeast along the border between the British colonies and the French colonies of New France
Which territory belonged to the French BEFORE the war? from modern-day Louisiana up to Canada; much of the mid-west; all areas around the Great Lakes
Which territory belonged to the French AFTER the war? none in North America
Which land belonged to Britain AFTER the war? all the land east of the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
The French and Indian War was the part of the Seven Years War which was fought in what part of the world? North America
More Indian tribes fought on the side of the: French
Name one American Indian tribe which fought alongside the British. Mohawks
The first battle of the war occurred because the French built ______________ on the Ohio River. Fort Duquesne
Who won the first battle? the French
Who was the British General who was defeated in the battle for Fort Duquesne? Gen. Braddock
In the French & Indian War, Britain and France were fighting for control of the: Ohio River Valley
The Ohio River Valley includes what territory? the land from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River
The war began in the year ___________________ and ended in ______________. 1754-1763
Future U.S. president, ______________________ , was a colonist who fought as a colonel in the militia for the British. George Washington
These two decisive battles in modern-day Canada turned the tide of the war for the British: Quebec and Montreal
What officially ended the French and Indian War? the Treaty of Paris, 1763
The Proclamation of 1763 said: American colonists could not settle west of the Appalachian Mountains; it was reserved for Indian territory
Some colonists began to smuggle goods into the country to avoid paying the taxes to the British.
Wars cost a lot of money! What British plan to raise money to pay for the war angered the American colonists? Britain would tax the colonists much more heavily
importing goods illegally, without paying the taxes on the goods smuggling
another word for freedom liberty
an event at which people complain or show their displeasure about an issue protest
money paid to the government in exchange for services tax
Who was the British king at the end of the French and Indian War? King George III (you say that-- "King George, the third")
refusing to buy, sell, or use certain goods boycott
to cancel a law; to reverse a legal action repeal
In 1764, the British passed the _________________, the first tax law aimed at the American colonists after the war. What did it tax? Sugar Act; sugar, coffee, cloth, molasses
In 1765, this law taxed anything printed on paper. the Stamp Act
a group which formed to organize protests against the Stamp Act; led by Samuel Adams the Sons of Liberty
The protests worked; the Stamp Act was repealed in this year: 1766
1767: the Townshend Acts taxed tea, glass, lead, paints, and paper
women's organization which encouraged colonial women to do without British goods, such as tea, and to weave their own cloth instead of buying it from Britain the Daughters of Liberty
Name a reason why the colonists thought that England's taxing of them was unfair. 1- not fair to tax the colonies because they did not have representatives in the government of England (the Parliament) 2- the colonist militias had risked their lives fighting alongside the British soldiers
Name a reason that the government of Britain felt it had the right to raise taxes on the American colonists. 1- Britain's soldiers were over in America protecting the colonists 2- some colonists had asked for more soldiers when they were afraid of the Indians or the French
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