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Themes
1. France and England fought for 125 years around the world
France and England struggle to control colonies in America
2. England ousts France from America
3. English effort to control colonies more tightly and have them pay the cost of the war leads to the American Revolution
French and Indian War
1. Fought in Ohio Valley and St. Lawrence
2. Battle of Quebec (Wolfe and Montcalm) the turning point
3. 1763 Treaty of Paris – France gives up the continent
Spanish west of Mississippi
England gets Florida and East of Mississippi
4. France wants revenge, so helps the American colonies in the Revolution
Aftermath
1. England tightens mercantilism, ends salutary neglect
2. King’s Proclamation Line of 1763 closes Ohio Valley to colonists
3. England broke, and wants Americans to share cost of war: taxes imposed
Weakening ties causes
History of experience with local government, much social mobility distance from England, long time policy of salutary neglect, religious freedom and Enlightenment ideas
1. Greenville Acts – Sugar Act > Stamp Act Congress
Stamp Act > Boycott, Sons of Liberty
Stamp Act Repeal
2. Townsend Acts (import duties)
Colonial governments paid by England > Boycott Repealed
3. Lord North – Tea tax > Boston Tea Party > Intolerable Acts
4. Intolerable Acts > First Continental Congress
Concord and Lexington > Second Continental Congress Declaration of Independence