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Unit 10 - Tensions Between America and Great Britian Grow

5th Grade - History Alive Unit 10

Steve Voorhees

on 21 December 2010

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Transcript of Unit 10 - Tensions Between America and Great Britian Grow

Tensions Grow Between the Colonies and Great Britain Intro The French & Indian War The Proclamation of 1763 The Quartering Act The Stamp Act The Boston Massacre The Boston Tea Party The Intolerable Acts tensions grew between the colonies and Great Britain because of... acts or laws taxation without representation & French and British both wanted the Ohio River Valley The French wanted to trap and trade beaver fur. The British wanted to farm the rich soil. 1754 the war began and lasted for 10 years! On the French side:
The French & Native Americans In the end:
The British won the war
The French lost ownership of Canada and the land between the Appalatian Mts. and the Mississippi River. On the British side:
The British, the Colonists, & some Native Americans Result:
+ Britain gained more land
- Britain was left with many unpaid bills (debt) After the French and Indian War people moved west because there was more land that the British gained. American Indians lived west of the Appalatian Mts. and tried to keep people (settlers) out.
They attacked British homes and forts
Many British settlers died The Proclamation of 1763 said: American Indians could settle west of the Appalatian Mts. The British settlers had to stay to the east of the Appalatian Mts. British British British British Many British colonists moved west anyway After the French & Indian War many British soldiers were told to stay in the colonies.
They were there to protect and keep the colonies under control. Housing and food for the soldiers was very expensive The British needed to pay off the debt from the French and Indian War. Great Britain's Parliment (makes the laws) passed the Quartering Act. The Quartering Act ordered the colonists to provide a place for the soldiers to live, food, & fuel. The colonists did not like this law.
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