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French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
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  • 1. Turmoil Over Taxation Exploring Causes of the American Revoultion
  • 2. I. Main Idea
    • A. Initially Colonists & British rejoice over France’s Defeat in F&I War.
    • B. Britain becomes the world power, colonial holdings
    • C. Britain also has a large debt as a result of the war
    • D. As a result, Parliament tightens control over Britain’s North American Empire
  • 3. II. Problems on the Frontier
    • A. By 1760 French leave lands west of Appalachian Mountains
    • B. Colonists head west in search of land
    • C. Think of relations b/w colonists and natives!
  • 4. III. Tensions Mount
    • A. 1762 Amherst sent to bring peace to frontier
      • 1. allows colonists to build farms
      • 2. disregards Indian lands
      • 3. raises the prices of goods traded w/natives.
      • 4. British disrespect natives.
  • 5. III. Tensions Mount
    • B. Natives grow angry
      • 1. Chief Pontiac of the Ottawa tribe grows angry
      • 2. In 1763 Pontiac attacks British at Fort Detroit
      • 3. Other tribes soon join
      • 4. British begin to lose their forts in ORV
      • 5. This conflict would be known as Pontiac’s War
      • 6. It ends when British report the signing of the Treaty of Paris
  • 6. I. Let’s Get it Started
    • 1. Take out Penn Brochure & Last Night’s Homework
    • 2. Attach Penn Brochure to Yellow Packet w/ paper clip (up Front)
    • 3. Take out your notes
  • 7. Imagine This
    • You are a Freshman in college at University of California Santa Barbara
    • You have been able to do whatever you want for the first two years of college
    • Now, Your mom lays down the law!
    • She says you must wake up at 7 every morning
    • Attend All classes
    • Not go out on Friday or Saturday Nights
    • If you do not obey these rules you will have to pay the tuition which is $27,000 a year!!!!
  • 8. IV. Proclamation of 1763.
    • A. British wanted to prevent colonists from settling west of Appalachians.
    • B. Meant to protect Native’s lands
    • C. Colonists west of Apps. were to “remove themselves at once!”
    • D. Britain sends 10,000 troops to enforce the Proclamation.
    • E. Most colonists just ignore British, move west anyway!
  • 9. The Proclamation Line of 1763 was created to prevent the colonists from moving westward onto Indian land.                                                               
  • 10. Some Colonists such as Daniel Boone ignored the Proclamation of 1763 and explored the area that is modern day Kentucky.
  • 11. V. British Taxes
    • A. Result from debt accumulated from F&I War.
    • B. Taxes in Britain
    • C. Parliament suggests raising taxes in the colonies as well
  • 12. VI. Sugar Act
    • A.1764
    • B. Placed new taxes on molasses (most colonists smuggled molasses and ignored taxes)
    • C. Molasses = triangular trade = $$$$
    • D. New tax, was lower, meaning it would be enforced and smugglers would be jailed.
  • 13. VII. Stamp Act
    • A. 1765
    • B. required that documents and paper products carry taxes and were stamped to show payment
      • 1. Marriage license
      • 2. Wills
      • 3. Diplomas
      • 4. Newspapers
      • Playing cards
    This particular act will enrage the colonists and lead to widespread protest!
  • 14. VIII. No Taxation without Representation!
    • A. British shocked at colonists reactions to new taxes
    • B. British did save the colonies in F&I War
    • C. Colonists called taxes unjust
    • D. Colonists had no one in Parliament to represent them
    • E. Should only have to pay taxes passed by colonial legislature.
  • 15. IX. Score One for the Good Guys
    • A. Colonies begin to unite (as a whole body)
    • B. Use Peaceful protest to reach their goals
      • 1. Sent petitions to King George III and Parliament
      • 2. Began to boycott British goods (-14%)
      • 3. IT WORKED, in 1766 British repeal Stamp Act.
      • 4. Parliament reminds colonists that it can tax “in all cases whatsoever.
  • 16. X. The Townshend Acts
    • A. 1767
    • B. British flex their muscles
    • C. Pass taxes w/o colonists consent
      • 1. Glass
      • 2. Paint
      • 3. Tea
  • 17. X. The Townshend Acts
    • D. Collecting taxes (NEW WAYS)
    • E. Writs of Assistance
    • F. Customs officials allowed to inspect ships
    • G. colonists claimed this violated their rights as British citizens.