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1. Why were the British unhappy with the French in the mid 1700s?
1. They both claimed the Ohio River Valley.
2. Who fought on each side in the French and Indian War?
2. French and Indians against the British and Colonists.
3. Why were many Indian groups siding with the French?
3. They traded with each other and the French were not interested in taking their land.
4. Why was General Braddock, who was a skilled and brave leader, so badly defeated by the French and Indians?
4. Braddock did not understand "bush fighting" and his soldiers wore bright red uniforms.
5. Who won the French and Indian War?
5. British and Colonists
6. What land did the English get in the peace treaty?
6. The land East of the Mississippi River except New Orleans. This included the Ohio River Valley.
7. What land did the French
get to keep?
7. The French kept the land west of the Mississippi River including the city of New Orleans.
8. What valuable lessons did the colonists learn from the French and Indian War?
8.
1. The British forces were not unbeatable.
2. They learned to work together.
9. What was the Proclamation of 1763?
9. This prevented the colonists from settling anywhere west of the Allegheny Mountains.
10. Why did the king issue the Proclamation of 1763?
10. The king did not want another war with the American Indians and he wanted to trade with them.
11. What is a tax?
11. Money a government collects from its people.
12. Are taxes necessary?
12. Yes, taxes are needed so that a government has money for goods and services like schools and armies.
13. What is Parliament?
13. Britain's lawmaking body-also called legislature
14. Why did Parliament decide to collect taxes from the colonists after the French and Indian War?
14. They believed that the colonists should help pay for the war.
15. What was the Stamp Act?
15. A tax that the British Parliament placed on newspapers and official documents sold in the American colonies.
1. Why were the British unhappy with the French in the mid 1700s?
1. They both claimed the Ohio River Valley.
2. Who fought on each side in the French and Indian War?
2. French and Indians against the British and Colonists.
3. Why were many Indian groups siding with the French?
3. They traded with each other and the French were not interested in taking their land.
4. Why was General Braddock, who was a skilled and brave leader, so badly defeated by the French and Indians?
4. Braddock did not understand "bush fighting" and his soldiers wore bright red uniforms.
5. Who won the French and Indian War?
5. British and Colonists
6. What land did the English get in the peace treaty?
6. The land East of the Mississippi River except New Orleans. This included the Ohio River Valley.
7. What land did the French
get to keep?
7. The French kept the land west of the Mississippi River including the city of New Orleans.
8. What valuable lessons did the colonists learn from the French and Indian War?
8.
1. The British forces were not unbeatable.
2. They learned to work together.
9. What was the Proclamation of 1763?
9. This prevented the colonists from settling anywhere west of the Allegheny Mountains.
10. Why did the king issue the Proclamation of 1763?
10. The king did not want another war with the American Indians and he wanted to trade with them.
11. What is a tax?
11. Money a government collects from its people.
12. Are taxes necessary?
12. Yes, taxes are needed so that a government has money for goods and services like schools and armies.
13. What is Parliament?
13. Britain's lawmaking body-also called legislature
14. Why did Parliament decide to collect taxes from the colonists after the French and Indian War?
14. They believed that the colonists should help pay for the war.
15. What was the Stamp Act?
15. A tax that the British Parliament placed on newspapers and official documents sold in the American colonies.