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Competition for an Empire ENGLAND VS. FRANCE
<ul><li>Replaced Spain as England’s main rival </li></ul><ul><li>French and English dislike each other strongly </li></ul>...
 
<ul><li>Most sided with French </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Treated them better </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>Ohio Valley </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both sides claimed it  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Both try to control it </li></...
 
<ul><li>Begins in 1754 </li></ul><ul><li>Who started it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>George Washington </li></ul></ul>WAR
<ul><li>Early Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Born Feb. 22, 1732 in Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd  Son </li></ul...
MARRIAGE OF GEORGE AND MARTHA
MOUNT VERNON
<ul><li>Military Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lt. Colonel in Virginia Militia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ordered to remove t...
<ul><li>English were building a fort in W. Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Washington is ordered to protect the workers...
<ul><li>Washington arrives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attacks a French scout party </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French go after h...
 
FORT NECESSITY
 
<ul><li>Bad Mistake </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Built in a clearing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Built in the low ground </li></ul...
<ul><li>More conflicts will result </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>America, Europe, Asia </...
 
<ul><li>The French are winning in the first half of the war </li></ul><ul><li>The British begin to win as the war drags on...
<ul><li>Through the war, the British treated American Colonists as “little brothers.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Little respect...
<ul><li>Tactics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American Colonists learn how to defeat the British </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Un...
BATTLE
<ul><li>George Washington </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greatness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Lessons, knows his limit...
<ul><li>Fighting in Europe and Asia continued for 3 more years </li></ul><ul><li>Ends in 1763 </li></ul>SEVEN YEARS WAR
<ul><li>Feb. 10, 1763 </li></ul><ul><li>Between England, France and Spain </li></ul><ul><li>France loses possessions in Am...
<ul><li>War Debt </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who should pay? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonies? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>England...
 
<ul><li>How does a Mother Country make money from Her Colonies? </li></ul>MERCANTILISM
<ul><li>Began with “external” taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Not a huge problem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seen as the Empire’s Right ...
<ul><li>Individual Colonies becoming United </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Common Enemy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tactics - Boycot...
<ul><li>Coercive Acts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More Boycotts called for </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Boston </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B...
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  1. 1. Competition for an Empire ENGLAND VS. FRANCE
  2. 2. <ul><li>Replaced Spain as England’s main rival </li></ul><ul><li>French and English dislike each other strongly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wars constantly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conflicts spread to America </li></ul>FRANCE
  3. 4. <ul><li>Most sided with French </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Treated them better </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Iroquois - Neutral </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helped England occasionally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The enemy of my enemy is my friend </li></ul></ul></ul>NATIVE AMERICANS
  4. 5. <ul><li>Ohio Valley </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both sides claimed it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Both try to control it </li></ul></ul>EARLY CONFLICTS
  5. 7. <ul><li>Begins in 1754 </li></ul><ul><li>Who started it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>George Washington </li></ul></ul>WAR
  6. 8. <ul><li>Early Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Born Feb. 22, 1732 in Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd Son </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planter Class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Successful surveyor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joins Virginia Militia </li></ul></ul>WASHINGTON
  7. 9. MARRIAGE OF GEORGE AND MARTHA
  8. 10. MOUNT VERNON
  9. 11. <ul><li>Military Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lt. Colonel in Virginia Militia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ordered to remove the French from the Ohio Valley (1754) </li></ul></ul>WASHINGTON
  10. 12. <ul><li>English were building a fort in W. Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Washington is ordered to protect the workers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French take it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ft. Duquesne (Du-Kane) </li></ul></ul></ul>WAR
  11. 13. <ul><li>Washington arrives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attacks a French scout party </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French go after him </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retreat!!!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ft. Necessity </li></ul></ul>WAR
  12. 15. FORT NECESSITY
  13. 17. <ul><li>Bad Mistake </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Built in a clearing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Built in the low ground </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surrounded by trees </li></ul></ul><ul><li>French demand surrender </li></ul><ul><ul><li>July 4, 1754 </li></ul></ul>FORT NECESSITY
  14. 18. <ul><li>More conflicts will result </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>America, Europe, Asia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Europe - Seven Years War </li></ul></ul></ul>WAR EXPANDS
  15. 20. <ul><li>The French are winning in the first half of the war </li></ul><ul><li>The British begin to win as the war drags on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Treaty ends War in 1763 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lessons. . . . . </li></ul>SYNOPSIS
  16. 21. <ul><li>Through the war, the British treated American Colonists as “little brothers.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Little respect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower Pay, Rank </li></ul></ul><ul><li>George Washington </li></ul>LESSONS
  17. 22. <ul><li>Tactics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American Colonists learn how to defeat the British </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Unintended Consequences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Washington </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guerilla Warfare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Native American battle tactics </li></ul></ul></ul>LESSONS
  18. 23. BATTLE
  19. 24. <ul><li>George Washington </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greatness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Lessons, knows his limitations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develops into a great leader of men </li></ul></ul>WASHINGTON
  20. 25. <ul><li>Fighting in Europe and Asia continued for 3 more years </li></ul><ul><li>Ends in 1763 </li></ul>SEVEN YEARS WAR
  21. 26. <ul><li>Feb. 10, 1763 </li></ul><ul><li>Between England, France and Spain </li></ul><ul><li>France loses possessions in America </li></ul>TREATY OF PARIS
  22. 27. <ul><li>War Debt </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who should pay? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colonies? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>England controls land to Mississippi River </li></ul>UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES
  23. 29. <ul><li>How does a Mother Country make money from Her Colonies? </li></ul>MERCANTILISM
  24. 30. <ul><li>Began with “external” taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Not a huge problem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seen as the Empire’s Right </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moved to “internal” taxes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Very big problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Taxation Without Representation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stamp Act </li></ul></ul></ul>TAXATION
  25. 31. <ul><li>Individual Colonies becoming United </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Common Enemy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tactics - Boycotts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>British arrive in Boston </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Boston Tea Party ” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More “internal” taxes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Punish colonies for Boston Tea Party </li></ul></ul>RESULT
  26. 32. <ul><li>Coercive Acts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More Boycotts called for </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Boston </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Massacre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lexington/Concord </li></ul></ul><ul><li>War. . . . . </li></ul>GROWING REBELLION

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