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    The Seven Years’ War—Unintended Consequences The common theme of conflict in European history, especially in the 18th century is ambition. When countries decide to expand territory, and undermine other powers in the process, the possibility for conflict only intensifies. The Seven Years’ War which lasted from 1756 to 1753 is a hallmark example of this feat. Due to the war, numerous power shifts occurred. However, this is to be expected. The greatest impact of the Seven Years’ War does not lie in these, though notable, power shifts. Struggling to recover from the tolls the war brought, Great Britain saw heavier financial burdens on the colonies as a means to alleviate the pressure. The greatest impact of the Seven Years’ War was the…

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    The Seven Years’ War in North America. The Seven Years War was known as the French and British War lasted from 1744 to 1763. It was fought between the American and English colonists in North America. It changes the relation between the British and Americans through political, economic, and ideological. Politically the colonies were not happy because they cannot expand west anymore. Economically, they were not happy with the British because they place all taxes on them and ideologically because…

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    To a large extent, Burnard’s approach towards the Seven Years’ War (1756-63) focuses on three points of contention. First, the war’s geopolitical consequences. Second, the role the war played in catalysing the American Revolution. Third, the war’s role in dissolving traditional orders across the European empires. To a large extent, Burnard argues that the war’s greatest geopolitical consequence was that it allowed Britain to consolidate her position as the most powerful imperial nation, which…

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    The Seven Years War

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    The Seven Years War produced a numerous amount of historically significant events in Europe, and also took place in the American Colonies as what we know today as the French and Indian War. The French and Indian War was a conflict between Britain and France due to contested land claims over the Ohio River Valley, which eventually lead to Britain's declaration of war in 1756. At the beginning of the war, the British suffered major losses. Though in 1758, the tables turned with the arrival of…

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    The Capitalist Project War is an art form and a science, and an innovative one at that. For it to persist at its utmost peak, Adam Smith declared that “...it is necessary that it should become the sole or principal occupation of a particular class of citizens.” (Way 1) Historiographically speaking, what has been written and studied about war is, for the most part, information in regards to combat, and the wars themselves. How soldiers thrived throughout The Seven Years’ War appears to have…

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    The Seven Years’ War was one that had two imperialist superpowers engaged in battle over territory in North America. While Britain and France were the two major countries at play, other countries became involved through alliances, causing the war to become a possibility for the first global war. Nevertheless, the war’s main focus was in North America. Native American tribes were also involved such as the Algonquins, who sided with the French in battle; the Iroquois alongside the American…

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    Seven Years War Dbq

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    The Seven Years’ War, also known as the French and Indian War, was just the beginning of an altered relationship between Britain and American colonists. It would soon result in numerous protests and battles. This all began after Britain’s victory over the French when King George III issued the Proclamation of 1763, which closed down colonial expansion westward. This declaration was seen as beneficial to Native Americans and Britain. Native American lands and territories would be kept safe from…

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    Seven Years War Benefits

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    The dominance of the parliament was a great milestone in British history. Hundred years before the inventions of stream engine, Britain was devastrated by the Civil War. The men fought against the absolute Monarch for their freedom. The execution of the Charles I and the later regime change known as the Glorious Revolution created a liberal economic and political climate. By the 18th century, the British parliament was one much great independent from its monarch in any other European powers.…

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    From 1701 to 1763 Great Britain fought in a series of wars concerning the European balance of power. These wars include the war of Spanish Succession, the war of Austrian Succession, and the Seven Years’ war. These wars had a significant effect on both Europe and North America. The war of Spanish Succession was fought over who should rule the Spanish empire after the death of King Charles II. King Charles II had no children, and several relatives had equal claim to the throne. On his…

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    The Seven Years War, was one of the last of the biggest global conflicts of its time. In the American colonies it was known as the French and Indian War. Tensions between Britain and France were rising due to differing land claim disputes. In the mid 1700s, as the French expanded deeper into the Americas, France had prompted armed assaults with the British colonies. Although fighting and armed conflicts between England and France had been going on for years, the prior three wars of colonial…

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