Compare And Contrast The French And Indian War

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The French and Indian War of 1754 The war was started by the French and British on the same claims. Indians were crucial in the war they were allies to both sides of the war. The British were the strongest army in the entire world at the time but it wasn’t the easiest for Britain, their army was strong but it took them quite a while to defeat the french. The British won and kicked out the french from America permanently. Proclamation of 1763 King George declared a proclamation which meant colonists could not go past the Appalachian mountains, the Indians were getting worried that the colonists were going to far into Indian territory and the Indians did not want further conflict. But the colonists were angry because they were already past …show more content…

The committee made delivering information faster than by mail. It was also for sending information to colonies to tell them about what they are doing about the British rules. Townshend Acts The Townshend Act made it so all things from paint to wood were taxed. This was also another one of the British to tax the colonies. The colonists resisted to pay the tax. Boston Massacre The Boston Massacre happened when a group of colonists confronted eight British soldiers. They through things at the soldiers fired at them. Five colonists were killed during the event. Boston Tea Party The Boston tea party was when a group of people from the sons of liberty raided a British ship. They dressed like Mohawk Indians and dumped over 300 crates of tea into the Boston Harbor. When the British heard about this this made them even more mad. Coercive/Intolerable acts The Coercive acts were renamed by the colonists to the intolerable acts. These acts were a lot of new laws that Britain made after the Boston Tea Party. This seriously angered the colonists even more. They did more boycotting the British and were annoyed . One law was that the colonists could not continue to make …show more content…

Their names were John Hancock and Samuel Adams. The British had a plan of ambushing and arresting them. Paul Revere found out about the redcoat’s plan. He had to warn them! When the British came, many minutemen were waiting for them. Samuel and John were safe, although many minutemen were either killed or only wounded. Second Continental Congress Not long after the battle of Lexington and Concord, the Second Continental Congress chose to meet again in Philadelphia. The date was May 10, 1775 and they discussed how they should react with Britain. While some said that we should begin the war, many others said that they should act calmly and not start a war. When they came to a decision, it was that they should at least prepare for a war. Battle of Bunker Hill On the date of June 17, 1775, Many colonists and British troops had a war at Breed’s and Bunker Hill. In many ways the Colonists were way more strategic than the British were. One way was that a colonial war general had said, “Don’t fire until you see the white of their eyes,” after they were needing to save ammunition. The second way was that they had earthworks (small barrier) around them, and high ground. Disadvantages of the British were that they had bright red coats, and that they just ran into the battle with straight lines of

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