The French-Indian War - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – The French-Indian War PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 5833bb-MTU3N



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

The French-Indian War

Description:

North America in 1750 British French Fort Necessity Fort Duquesne * George Washington * Delaware & Shawnee ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:173
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 21
Provided by: Sus4169
Learn more at: http://www.d131.org
Category:
Tags: french | guerilla | indian | war

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: The French-Indian War


1
The French Indian War (1756 to 1763)
The Great War for Empire
2
Was 1763 a "turning point" in
British-colonial relationships???
3
North America in 1750
4
1754 ? The First Clash
The Ohio Valley
British
French
Fort Necessity Fort
Duquesne George Washington
Delaware Shawnee
Indians
5
1754 ? Albany Plan of Union
Ben Franklin ? representatives from
New England, NY, MD, PA
  • Albany Congress ? Tried to unite the
  • colonists

6
1755 ? Britain Decides to Eliminate France
Presence in No. Amer.
Gen. Edward Braddock ? kick the French out from
the OH Valley Canada
  • Attacks OH Valley, Mohawk Valley, Acadia.
  • Killed 10 miles from Ft. Duquesne ? by 1500
    French and Indian forces.

Only British Success ? expelled France
from Louisiana.
CAJUNS
7
1756 ? War Is Formally Declared!
Britain
France
Native American tribes exploited both sides!
8
British-American Colonial Tensions
British
Colonials
  • March in formation or bayonet charge.
  • Indian-style guerilla tactics.

Methods of Fighting
  • Br. officers wanted to take charge of
    colonials.
  • Col. militias served under own captains.

Military Organization
  • Drills tough discipline.
  • No mil. deference or protocols observed.

Military Discipline
  • Colonists should pay for their own defense.
  • Resistance to rising taxes.

Finances
  • Prima Donna Br. officers with servants
    tea settings.
  • Casual, non-professionals.

Demeanor
9
1757 ? William Pitt Becomes Foreign Minister
  • He understood colonial concerns.
  • He offered them a compromise

- colony loyalty military cooperation--gtBritain
would reimburse colony assemblies for their
costs.
RESULTS? ? Colonial morale
increased by 1758.
10
1758-1761 ? The Tide Turns for England
By 1761, Spain has become an ally of Fr.
11
1763 ? Treaty of Paris
France --gt lost her Canadian possessions, most of
her empire in India, and claims to lands east of
the Mississippi River.
Spain --gt got all French lands west of the
Mississippi River, New Orleans, but lost Florida
to England.
England --gt got all French lands in Canada,
exclusive rights to Caribbean slave trade, and
commercial dominance in India.
12
North America in 1750
13
North America in 1763
14
Effects of the War on Britain?
1. It increased her colonial empire in the
Americas.
2. It greatly enlarged Englands debt.
3. Britains contempt for the colonials
created bitter feelings.
Therefore, England felt that a major
reorganization of her American Empire was
necessary!
15
Effects of the War on the American Colonials
1. It united them against a common enemy for
the first time.
2. It created a socializing experience for
all the colonials who participated.
3. It created bitter feelings towards the
British that would only increase.
16
BACKLASH!
British ? Proclamation Line of 1763.
17
George Grenvilles Program, 1763-1765
1. Sugar Act - 1764
2. Currency Act - 1764
3. Quartering Act - 1765
4. Stamp Act - 1765
18
Stamp Act Crisis
Sons of Liberty began in NYC Samuel

Adams
Stamp Act Congress 1765 Stamp Act
Resolves
Declaratory Act 1766
19
Townshend Duties Crisis 1767-1770
  • Shift from paying taxes for Britains war debts
    quartering of troops ? paying colonial govt.
    salaries.
  • Tax these imports ? paper, paint,
    lead, glass, tea.
  • Increase custom officials at American ports
    ? established a Board of Customs in Boston.

20
For the first time, many colonists began calling
people who joined the non-importation movement,
"patriots!"
About PowerShow.com