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  • French And Indian War

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    The French and Indian War set the stage for future events that no one could ever have imagined. The economic practice of mercantilism, which insured profit only to the mother country was the accepted practice between England and her colonies. As long as these economic policies were met, England left much of the day to day governing of the colonies up to the colonies. It was this "salutory neglect" that ultimately led to the ideological differences between England and the colonies. England won the

  • The French And Indian War

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    The French and Indian War, was a war that lasted seven years in America and was part of a struggle between the balances of European powers in the Colonial period. The war took place mostly in America and mildly in Europe and involved France, England, Native American Indians, and others. The war started because England felt they needed to stop the French from gaining power and control over the territories and trading land that the British settled first, while the French fought for the respect of Indians

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    France was alarmed by Britain’s aggressive movement into traditionally French or Indian territories. The spur had begun when French soldiers captured a British expedition led by George Washington; he was dispatched by Gov. Robert Dinwiddie on a fruitless mission to warn the French commander at Fort Le Boeuf against further encroachment on territory claimed by Britain. The consequential conflict, known as the French and Indian War, lasted from 1754 to 1763 and had a profound impact on Britain’s dealings

  • The French and Indian War

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    The French and Indian War, a continuation of the Seven Years War that ransacked Europe from 1756 to 1763, had turned out to be the bloodiest and one of the most destructive American wars in the 18th century. Taking more lives than the American Revolution, it cosisted of people living on three continents, including the Caribbean islands. The war was a product of an imperial skirmish, between the French and English over colonial territory and wealth. Within these world powers, the French and Indian

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    The French and Indian war also known as the Seven Years war lasted from 1754 to 1763. The French and Indian war altered relations between the British and American colonies through political, economical and ideological aspects. The war was fought between the English and the American colonists in what was called the New World.The war that raged in North America through the late 1750's and early 1760's was but one part of the larger struggle between England and France for dominance in world trade and

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    over the French. England’s population outnumbered France. Britain lacked land and the French craved to establish themselves as a world empire. The Ohio River Valley was a rich piece of land and good for growing crops. Both England and France wanted a large stake of this land. This land inhabited Indians. The friendship between the French and Indians dragged the Indians into the French and Indian war. Unfortunately, no matter what side won the French and Indian war the Ohio River Valley Indians would

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    of the Americas. As more and more colonies were being chartered, European countries began to compete with each other for territory. One such conflict was the French and Indian War. The French and Indian War involved two rival countries that were constantly competing to be the international superpower: France and England.1 Prior to the war, France’s colonial territory encompassed Louisiana, the Mississippi Valley, the Great Lakes, and parts of Canada. Britain’s colonial territory consisted of the

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    At the conclusion of the French and Indian War, Britain found great relief. They gained much more land and control over the Americas. Officials soon realized they had to begin applying rules and regulations in order to maintain control and pay off the tremendous war debt gained after the war. This sparked the increase of resentment toward Britain amongst the colonists. The officials believed putting heavy taxes on the colonists would help effectively pay off the debt Britain was in, however they

  • French Indian War

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    The French and Indian War The French and Indian war raged from 1754 to 1763. Its roots began long before the first shot was fired, about 100 years before between the French and the English. The French and Indian War was not fought between the French and the Indians, but the two allied with the Canadians against the English. It was the catalyst for the Seven Years War, from 1756-1763, which was brought over into Europe, the Carnatic Wars, and it eventually lead to the American Revolution.

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    The French and Indian War was a conflict in North America in which Great Britain fought France and their Native American allies. It lasted from 1756 until 1763, so it was also known as the Seven Years War. At the peace conference in 1763, the British received Canada from France and Florida from Spain, but permitted France to keep its West Indian sugar islands and gave Louisiana to Spain. The treaty strengthened the American colonies significantly by removing their European rivals to the north and