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10 Cards in this Set

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Ohio Company
-Lawerence and Augustine Washington
-Land Grant of 200,000 Acres from King of England
-Land Grant was used for profit by colonists and served as a blockade from the French for Britain
Fort Duquesne
-Built between rivers that formed the Ohio River
-Roger Dinwitty was apart of the Ohio Company and did not like that the French had built a fort on the company's land
-Company sent a message to the French through a young boy named George Washington
-After the French denied, Washington later returned with 160 Englishmen and Natives to "enforce" and make the French leave
-Then dug Fort Necesscity
French and Indian War
-French retaliate at For Necessity
-1st Battle of the War
Albany Plan
-English needed colonist help
-Royally appointed president general
-Grand council of 48 representatives
-To consider questions of war, peace, and trade with Native Americans
-Would have teh power of taxtation
-Rejected by the colonies, they did not want to be "unified" by this agreement
-Iriquios rejected aswell not wanting alliance with Britain
Seven Years War
-English and Prussia against France, Austria and Spain
-Native Americans sided with French
-Battle of Quebec (Death of General Wolfe)
-Within 2 years the British took Fort Duquesne and named it Pittsburgh
-1760 fighting in America ends, but continues elsewhere
Paris Treaty of 1763
-England gained control of Canada/Florida/land before Mississippi River
-Put together by John Stewart, not Willaim Pitt
-Chief in Northern Ohio
-Pontiac attacked English
-Captured many settlements
-400 British Soliders/ 200 colonists died or captured
Proclomation of 1763
-Forbade colonists to settle past the line
-Reserved land for Native Americans
Paxton Boys
-Uprising of Scotch-Irish
-Angry at lack of retaliation against Pontiac's Rebellion
-Murdered 20 Natives
-John Penn tried to try them for Natives murder
-Ben Franklin intervened and prevents revolt
Legacies of French and Indian War
-Removed the threat of French and Spanish
-Colonists felt more secure
-developed mistrust between colonists and British military
-British had gone deeply into debt