The french and Indian war alter the political and ideological relations between Great Britain and the american colonies in many different ways. The war enable Britain to be more involved with colonial political and economic affairs.After the war Britain also ended their policy of salutary neglect. After a while their plan to make money of the colonies soon lead to the revolutionary war because it increased tension and outrage among the american colonies.
The French and Indian War was won by the British which meant that the French had to get out of North America. One of the issues that came up was that the British, after winning the war, were in debt. It was hard for them to pay for the war so they began to tax the people in Europe and the american colonists. This angered the colonists and brought resentment from the colonists towards the British. This war altered the political, economic, and ideological relations between the British and its American colonies through a series of actions taken by each of the empires involved in this war, more specifically the British. These alterations then led to the American Revolution where North America became the United States of America. But before this
After the French and Indian war, there were a lot of problems that lead to the undoing of Britain’s hold over the colonies. Among many other reasons, one big problem the colonists had with Britain after the war was the fact that they kept good relations with the Indians. This angered many colonists because of the atrocities done to them by the Indians. These relations ended up leading to many conflicts including Pontiacs Rebellion and the Paxton boys’ retaliation. The three major reasons the British Empire started to disintegrate after the war though were: The problem of paying the massive debt of the war, the peace treaty and the argument of whether to purse French possession in the Caribbean or Canada, and how to administer new lands gained
After the French and Indian war, British parliament had decided that the American colonists needed to pay their share in taxes. When parliament began attempting to exert influence on the colonists, many Americans rebelled and turned to smuggling goods without paying charges or duties. Although the Sugar Act was put into effect in order to prevent smuggling and encourage colonists to purchase British goods, it came with courts being establish and appointing judges to rule on whether a person is innocence or guilty. Being that colonists began to have a drive for independence, it ultimately led to the parliament implementing the Stamp Act to have a sense of control amongst the colonies.
Both the Enlightenment and the Great Awakening encouraged Americans and colonists to question the validity of those that held powerful positions, thus causing conflict. The Great Awakening had a major impact on different religious associations. Although there were certain denominations that were focused on more than others, there was still strife between the rationalists and the evangelists. During this time people had doubts about the relationship between the church and state because of the fear that the government would interfere with religion. The Enlightenment on the other hand was not an attempt at overthrowing religion, however it was lenient to multiple types of religious beliefs. Colonists were generally more accepting during this time because a wide
The French and Indian War was the North American conflict that was just one facet of the much larger, worldwide Seven Years’ War; it began in 1754 and ended in 1763 with the Treaty of Paris. It was a series of battles between France and Great Britain, and their Indian allies, for the possession of land in North America. Both the French and British governments believed they owned the rights to the Ohio River Valley, the area that triggered the conflict. The war resulted in enormous gains of territory for Great Britain.
On March 22, 1765, the British Parliament passed a policy named Stamp Act. George Grenville, who was responsible for this publishment, required all of us Americans to pay tax on every printed paper we used. This included legal documents, newspapers, licenses, ship’s papers, and even playing cards. Some purposes to collect tax from the colonists was to be able to pay the war debt, British governmental authority over the American colonies, and finally the main purpose of collecting tax through this method was to help pay the cost of defending and protecting the American frontier, which was located near the Appalachian Mountains for the French and Indian war. The Stamp Act was viewed as an opportunity by the English to be able to raise money in the colonies without the approval of the colonial legislatures.
Britain tried to control the colonies economies to the extent, which that led to the colonies wanted to further their separation from Britain. The Sugar Act of 1764 put a tax on sugar and then the Currency Act of 1764 also put a tax on the paper goods being used in America. These two taxes did not go so well with the colonists because they were not being represented. Britain, however,
During the 1700s the British government had to pay off huge debts due to participating in wars throughout Europe and even the New World. The British Parliament decided to tax the colonies in the New World to pay off the debt because the colonies were very successful. In order to pay off huge debts, the Parliament passed ACTS that made the colonist very unhappy and started the American Revolution. The American Revolution is considered a revolution because of the Sugar Act, Stamp Act, and lastly, a large population rebelled against the British rules. With all these factors coming together, it proves that the American Revolution is indeed a revolution.
The Seven Years’ war, also known as the French and Indian war fought between 1756- 1763. It is called Seven Years’ war since it is lasted for seven years as mentioned in the above date. It is also called French and Indian war because the French and its Indian Allies
The French and Indian war was fought between Great Britain and France. It was originally called the Seven Years’ War, but because the French and the Indians allied against the British, it was later renamed by the Americans. The French and the British were fighting for control of much of North America. America was just starting to form and cultivate colonies, and both the French and the British wanted control over them. The French and Indian War was a very basic battle; two countries fought for land, and one came out the victor. In this war, the British defeated the French and Indians and gained control over much of what is now the United States of America. The France and the Great Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, ending the war in 1763.
The American and French Revolutionary Wars impacted our society in many ways. They both have similarities and differences. In this paper comparisons and differences will be explained. Some famous documents that will be compared and differed is the American Constitution, Bill of Rights, and The Declaration of the Rights of Man.
The French Indian War was one of the main reasons the British Empire fell into an economic crisis. Tensions between England and its Colonies in America started growing. Many taxes were put on the colonies along with restrictions which led to the colonists to rebel against the Empire.
Although the conflict between Great Britain and her North American colonies rooted from economic, political and social reasons, economic played the strongest role followed by political and to a lesser extent social reasons. There wasn’t just one problem that lead to the rebellion of the colonists; many factors contributed like the acts imposed by Great Britain. The colonies were used to support their mother country economically, providing goods and a market. After the French and Indian War, Britain began enforcing mercantilism on the colonies. The following fifteen years consisted of the colonies finding their path to revolution and independence.