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  • 1. Alan Brinkley,Alan Brinkley, American HistoryAmerican History 14/e14/e Chapter 4:Chapter 4: The Empire in TransitionThe Empire in Transition
  • 2. HighlightsHighlights  Loosening TiesLoosening Ties  The Struggle for the ContinentThe Struggle for the Continent  The New ImperialismThe New Imperialism  Stirrings of RevoltStirrings of Revolt  Cooperation and WarCooperation and War © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.2
  • 3. Loosening TiesLoosening Ties  A Tradition of NeglectA Tradition of Neglect – Growing Power of ParliamentGrowing Power of Parliament – Decentralized Colonial AdministrationDecentralized Colonial Administration – Powerful Colonial LegislaturesPowerful Colonial Legislatures © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.3
  • 4. Loosening TiesLoosening Ties  The Colonies DividedThe Colonies Divided – Albany PlanAlbany Plan © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.4 A map of the New WorldA map of the New World (Royalty-Free/CORBIS)(Royalty-Free/CORBIS)
  • 5. The Struggle for the ContinentThe Struggle for the Continent – An Uneasy Balance of PowerAn Uneasy Balance of Power  New France and the Iroquois NationNew France and the Iroquois Nation – New Sources of ConflictNew Sources of Conflict – France’s North American EmpireFrance’s North American Empire – The Iroquois ConfederacyThe Iroquois Confederacy © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.5
  • 6. The Struggle for the ContinentThe Struggle for the Continent  Anglo-French ConflictsAnglo-French Conflicts – European Seeds of ConflictEuropean Seeds of Conflict – Fort NecessityFort Necessity © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.6 A French map ofA French map of North America, 1758North America, 1758 (Royalty-Free/CORBIS)(Royalty-Free/CORBIS)
  • 7. The Struggle for the ContinentThe Struggle for the Continent  The Great War for the EmpireThe Great War for the Empire – Braddock DefeatedBraddock Defeated – William Pitt Takes ChargeWilliam Pitt Takes Charge – Siege of QuebecSiege of Quebec – Pease of ParisPease of Paris – Consequences of the Seven Years’ WarConsequences of the Seven Years’ War © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.7
  • 8. The Struggle for the ContinentThe Struggle for the Continent © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.8 The Seven Years’ WarThe Seven Years’ War
  • 9. The New ImperialismThe New Imperialism  Burdens of EmpireBurdens of Empire – Commercial versus Territorial ImperialistsCommercial versus Territorial Imperialists – Britain’s Staggering War DebtBritain’s Staggering War Debt – George III’s ShortcomingsGeorge III’s Shortcomings  The British and the TribesThe British and the Tribes – Proclamation of 1763Proclamation of 1763 – White EncroachmentWhite Encroachment © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.9
  • 10. The New ImperialismThe New Imperialism © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.10 The Thirteen Colonies in 1763The Thirteen Colonies in 1763
  • 11. The New ImperialismThe New Imperialism  The Colonial ResponseThe Colonial Response – Sugar, Currency, and Stamp ActsSugar, Currency, and Stamp Acts – Paxton BoysPaxton Boys – Regulator MovementRegulator Movement – Postwar DepressionPostwar Depression – Political Consequences of the GrenvillePolitical Consequences of the Grenville ProgramProgram © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.11
  • 12. The New ImperialismThe New Imperialism © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.12 North America in 1763North America in 1763
  • 13. Stirrings of RevoltStirrings of Revolt  The Stamp Act CrisisThe Stamp Act Crisis – Effects of the Stamp ActEffects of the Stamp Act – Virginia ResolvesVirginia Resolves – Sons of LibertySons of Liberty – Parliament RetreatsParliament Retreats  Internal RebellionsInternal Rebellions © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.13 The Tory’s Day of JudgmentThe Tory’s Day of Judgment (Library of Congress)(Library of Congress)
  • 14. Stirrings of RevoltStirrings of Revolt  The Townshend ProgramThe Townshend Program – Mutiny ActMutiny Act – Internal and External TaxesInternal and External Taxes – Colonial BoycottsColonial Boycotts © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.14
  • 15. Stirrings of RevoltStirrings of Revolt  The Boston MassacreThe Boston Massacre – Competition forCompetition for Scarce EmploymentScarce Employment – Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.15 The Boston MassacreThe Boston Massacre (Library of Congress)(Library of Congress)
  • 16. Stirrings of RevoltStirrings of Revolt  The Philosophy of RevoltThe Philosophy of Revolt – England’s Balanced ConstitutionEngland’s Balanced Constitution – Virtual versus Actual RepresentationVirtual versus Actual Representation  The Tea ExcitementThe Tea Excitement – Revolutionary DiscourseRevolutionary Discourse – The Tea ActThe Tea Act – Boston Tea PartyBoston Tea Party – Coercive ActsCoercive Acts – ConsequencesConsequences © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.16
  • 17. Cooperation and WarCooperation and War  New Sources of AuthorityNew Sources of Authority – First Continental CongressFirst Continental Congress – The Conciliatory PropositionsThe Conciliatory Propositions © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.17
  • 18. Cooperation and WarCooperation and War  Lexington and ConcordLexington and Concord – General Thomas GageGeneral Thomas Gage – The Revolution BeginsThe Revolution Begins © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.18 Recruiting posterRecruiting poster (Library of Congress)(Library of Congress)
  • 19. Cooperation and WarCooperation and War © 2012, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.19 The Battles of Lexington and Concord, 1775The Battles of Lexington and Concord, 1775

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