By 1715 the EIC and Britain and completely taken over India after the Battle of Plassey against the French. When the British establish majority rule they took over India’s way of life. They taxed food crops, built armies that consist of the natives, and most of all converted them to English
Beginning in the 1500’s, France and Britain explored North America, but in the 1700s, the countries started to take over these lands. Before the Seven Years’ War, three groups, the French, the British, and the Natives, fought over the right to possess North America. Natives entered into alliances with the French and British in an attempt to maintain balance with them. In the 1600’s, the French won the friendship of the Indians because they lived and worked among the Indian populations.
The French government supported the St. Lawrence traders by defending their territorial claims to the region and encouraging the activities of French missionaries in their work of converting the Indians to Roman Catholicism. Montreal (originally known as Ville-Marie) was founded in 1642 as a centre for missionary activity, but it soon became the base of the expanding continental fur trade. The French trade was conducted by private companies granted monopoly trading powers by the French king in exchange for commitments to promote settlement and the work of the Church. Between 1627 and 1645 the trade and the administration of New France were entrusted to the Compagnie des Cent Associés, established by Cardinal Richelieu to improve the settlement
The Pike’s Expedition was a military party sent out by President Thomas Jefferson and authorized by the United States government to explore the south and west of the recent Louisiana Purchase. Pike ended up at Fort Bellefontaine in St. Louis, where General James Wilkinson was a governor of the Louisiana territory. He ordered Pike to find the northern source of the Mississippi River. His assignment was fairly broad he was to map out the territory, find suitable sites to build forts, negotiate with the indian tribes and report on british activity in the territory. Defeating the Barbary State
The Louisiana Purchase The Louisiana Purchase was a major purchase for the United States in 1803 in which the United States acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land West of Mississippi River for $15 million dollars. When Jefferson became president in 1801, Louisiana Vast territory included the most important port of New Orleans which was the mainly used for shipping in the south. The western expansion by United States was hindered by the loss of rights to the Mississippi River and the port of New Orleans which in this case threatened the American economy as a whole. Louisiana was first given to Spain by France in 1963, but due to the circumstances that succumbed Spain, it had to return the Louisiana land to France.
The French Army first established Fort Ticonderoga during the French and Indian War in northern New York between 1755 and 1757 as a preventative measure in anticipation of attacks on French settlements in the Champlain Valley (http://www.fortticonderoga.org/history-and-collections/timeline#). They built it on the western coast, along the southern straits of Lake Champlain, overlooking the lake and a waterway that was at that time a gateway between two great empires of France and Great Britain (Randall, 1990). The French first successfully defended the fort from the British in 1758 in the Battle of Carillon, (Carillon is the former name of Ticonderoga) but the British captured it the following year. The British moved their main center operations to Fort Crown Point soon after the fortification’s completion, but the British still maintained a small garrison at Fort Ticonderoga with elements of the 26th Regiment of Foot along with artillery pieces. However, by the time 1775 rolled around, the fort had fallen into disrepair.
Britain then declared war on the French. The Native Americans became allies with the French because the French traded with them. The French dominated the land for two years. British Commander Edward Braddock and forces attaked at
By being sent to France, his belief in “freedom for all” was made stronger. As soon as Jefferson returned, he was elected into the vice president position. From 1801 to 1809, he became the president. During his presidency, the United States paid $15 million, for the French’s Louisiana Territory. Thomas Jefferson was the one who launched the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The first Catholic missionaries, also know as Jesuits, came to New France in 1634 to spread Christianity and European values. The Jesuits established Sainte-Marie-aux-Hurons by the St. Lawrence River in 1639, creating a central base for all missionary work in New France. This paper will examine how the Jesuits ' feelings of superiority over the Huron people led to converting the native population to Christianity. Father Jean de Brébeuf saw both positive and negative aspects of the Huron confederacy. One aspect of the American Indians’ culture he approved of was their marriage customs.
The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. The new tax was forced on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used. More details The second cause of the American Revolution was the Boston Massacre it occurred on March 5, 1770 when British soldiers in Boston opened fire on a group of American colonists killing five men. Before the Boston Massacre the British had instituted a number of new taxes on the American colonies. More details
On September 8th, 1760 almost a year after the French troops were defeated on the Plains of Abraham. The British had captured Montreal. Near 18’000 men invaded Canada by three Rivers. Murray’s army and his 3’800 men went up the St Lawrence River coming from Quebec. 3’400 soldiers led by Haviland came by the Richelieu River.
French and Indian War (1754-1763) Hubertusburg, Treaty of, 15 February 1763 Kloster-Zeven, Convention of, 8 September 1757 Paris, Treaty of, 10 February 1763 St. Petersburg, treaty of, 5 May 1762 Seven Years War (1754-1763) All this leads us to The Louisiana Purchase. On April 30, 1803 the nation of France sold 828,000 square miles (2,144,510 square km) of land west of the Mississippi River to the young United States of America in a treaty commonly known as the Louisiana Purchase. President Thomas Jefferson, in one of his greatest achievements, more than doubled the size of the United States at a time when the young nation 's population growth was beginning to quicken. This could not have happened unless all that blood shed had not
The Battle of New Orleans was a monumentous moment in the evolution of New Orleans. The importance of the Battle of New Orleans was to make sure Britain was not able to conquer New Orleans because they would take control of the Mississippi River and essentially control sea commerce. The events that occurred from 1763-1829 resulted in New Orleans being governed under different regimes to ensure safety from Britain. There are two primary sources that will be discussed in order to help define the time period I have chosen. The first primary source is the Treaty of Paris in 1763.
Samuel de Champlain was a French explorer who founded most of what is known today as Canada. Samuel de Champlain is primarily known for founding the city of Québec in the year 1608, and for exploring and mapping the Great Lakes as well. After establishing the city of Québec, Champlain realized that he needed to protect his new founded city, which required a military alliance to fight the Iroquois, which was accomplished. Later returning to North America continuing his exploration of the St. Lawrence River. Years later King Louis XIII ordered Champlain back to Québec to act as its administrator, which effectively ended Champlain’s exploration of the St. Lawrence River.
The Reign of Terror was important because it brought the downfall of absolute monarchy in France. Thousands of people, including King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, were executed by guillotine. Anyone who tried to oppose the revolution were imprisoned immediately and then executed without trial. The majority of those killed were of the First and Second Estate. The leader of the Reign of Terror was Maximilien Robespierre, an active spokesperson for the rights of people and the principle of equality.