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The war was fought between Britain and France and witnessed
Transcript of The war was fought between Britain and France and witnessed
Events That Led to The Revaluation
The war was fought between Britain and France and witnessed the Americans joining forces with the British against the French and Indians.
The French and Indian War
Both Great Britain and France laid claim to the Ohio Valley, a piece of land, that stretched from the Ohio River to the Appalachians to the the Mississippi River. the French sent troops to drive out the British Declaring war.
Conflicting Claims 1750
Britain sent more troops and supplies to the colonies and eventually won the war. the war ended with Treaty of Paris which said Britain now owned most of Canada, all land east of the Mississippi River, and Florida.
Britain's Wins the war leading to Treaty of Paris
The lands between the Appalachians Moutians and the Mississippi were now under British control, many colonies wanted.
Stamp Act 1765
In 1765, parliament approved another tax law. the stamp Act put a tax on many many paper items that where in the colonies. if you had newspapers, playing cards, and legal documents and if there was no special stamp on the three things i just listed you would have had to lots of money or you would have gone to jail.
The Boston Tea Party
the Boston tea party gave Britain's east indian company a monopoly on tea. a legal monopoly gives them complete control of a good or service in an area to one person of the group. this also includes total control oveer pricing and competitions. Against the wishes of many colonist, the massachessets governor let the ships dock there.
The Townshend Acts
In 1767, parliament passed several new tax laws called the Townshend acts. the townshend acts taxed imports things such as glass, tea, paint, and paper that were brought into the colonies.
The Coercive Acts
the Boston tea party angered british leaders. in march 1774, parliament passed a new set of laws to punish the Massachusetts
Continental Congress and Lexington
some of the people that lived in Britain
in 1774, worried about the troubles in the
colonies. in the month of June William
Pitt, a member of parliament, had asked
the british leaders to be very patient.
some of the colonists in
Massachusetts quickly formed
militia units. the colonist in Massachusetts were named the
minuteman because they would
always be ready in a minute's notice.