Early Events of the French and Indian War<br /><ul><li> The Penn Family
 Benjamin Franklin
 The Quaker Assembly</li></li></ul><li>The Penn Family<br />William Penn was born October 24th 1644<br />Father was Admira...
The Penn Family<br />King Charles II owed Penn money but Penn asked for land instead<br />Between Maryland and New York<br...
The Penn Family<br />Thomas Penn was the proprietor of the Colony of Pennsylvania along with his brothers, John and Richar...
Benjamin Franklin<br />Born January 17th 1760 in Boston<br />Father was a soap maker and had a total of 17 children<br />W...
Benjamin Franklin<br />
Benjamin Franklin<br />May 9th 1754 in Pennsylvania Gazette <br />It was perceived to mean that if the colonies didn’t com...
Benjamin Franklin<br />"Fish and visitors smell after three days.""Beware of the young Doctor & the old Barber." "God work...
Struggle With the Indians<br />Hostility with Indians in Pennsylvania because:<br />Walking Purchase<br />Provided for the...
Struggle With the Indians<br />After the frauds, the Indians joined the side of the French<br />Started attacking colonial...
Penn's Vs. Quaker Assembly<br />Because of Penn’s refusal to pay, a party developed to get rid of the proprietors and have...
Penn’s Vs. Quaker Assembly<br />Colony had rights to use its own methods to furnish assistance<br />King and Governor were...
Penn’s Vs. Quaker Assembly<br />After Braddock’s defeat, Dunbar who was in charge of the rear abandoned everything<br />In...
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  1. 1. Early Events of the French and Indian War<br /><ul><li> The Penn Family
  2. 2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. 3. The Quaker Assembly</li></li></ul><li>The Penn Family<br />William Penn was born October 24th 1644<br />Father was Admiral Sir William Penn<br />Penn became a member of the Society of Friends or Quakers<br />Persecuted group at the time<br />Founded by George Fox 1647<br />Official organization in 1668<br />Rejected rituals and oaths, opposed war, had simple speech and dress<br />
  4. 4. The Penn Family<br />King Charles II owed Penn money but Penn asked for land instead<br />Between Maryland and New York<br />Charter was granted March 4th 1681 and proclaimed April 2nd 1681<br />Protection of English laws and subject to the government of England<br />First Frame of Government<br />Proposed constitution and summation of ideals<br />Revised later and by 1684 foundations of the Quaker Government were established<br />
  5. 5. The Penn Family<br />Thomas Penn was the proprietor of the Colony of Pennsylvania along with his brothers, John and Richard, after Williams Penn’s death<br />Thomas was influential in the controversy with the Quaker Assembly<br />William Penn’s son’s didn’t follow his Quaker beliefs<br />
  6. 6. Benjamin Franklin<br />Born January 17th 1760 in Boston<br />Father was a soap maker and had a total of 17 children<br />Worked as a printer, inventor, statesman, fireman, and writer.<br />Pennsylvania Gazette, Poor Roberts Almanac<br />Elected to the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1751<br />Pushed through funds to support the building and arming of forts<br />Commanded the Philadelphia Militia as Colonel Commander in 1756<br />
  7. 7. Benjamin Franklin<br />
  8. 8. Benjamin Franklin<br />May 9th 1754 in Pennsylvania Gazette <br />It was perceived to mean that if the colonies didn’t come together then it would lead to the destruction of British Interest, trade and Plantations in America<br />
  9. 9. Benjamin Franklin<br />"Fish and visitors smell after three days.""Beware of the young Doctor & the old Barber." "God works wonders now & then; Behold! a Lawyer, an honest Man!" "A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one." <br />All from Poor Richard's Almanac<br />www.pbs.org/benfranklin<br />
  10. 10. Struggle With the Indians<br />Hostility with Indians in Pennsylvania because:<br />Walking Purchase<br />Provided for the sale of lands along the Delaware below Lehigh<br />As far as a man could walk in a day and a half<br />Albany 1754 acquired whole of PA west of the Susquehanna<br />Confused the Indians into allowing them to have more land than they thought<br />
  11. 11. Struggle With the Indians<br />After the frauds, the Indians joined the side of the French<br />Started attacking colonials, scalping men, women and children<br />To alleviate these acts of violence, the provincial assemblies gave gifts to the Indians<br />Assembly took on the financial burden<br />Thomas Penn didn’t want to pay so it created controversy with the assembly<br />
  12. 12. Penn's Vs. Quaker Assembly<br />Because of Penn’s refusal to pay, a party developed to get rid of the proprietors and have a crown appointed governor instead<br />Proprietors and the crown vs. the assembly<br />Trying to take away the Assembly’s rights<br />Military necessity<br />Give money on their own terms<br />Governor Morris asked for money and gets 20,000 lbs<br />Still tried to take away rights of Assembly<br />
  13. 13. Penn’s Vs. Quaker Assembly<br />Colony had rights to use its own methods to furnish assistance<br />King and Governor were trying to take away these rights<br />Governor wouldn’t allow Assembly to see instructions from proprietor<br />Acting under claim from proprietor that his land was exempt from taxation<br />
  14. 14. Penn’s Vs. Quaker Assembly<br />After Braddock’s defeat, Dunbar who was in charge of the rear abandoned everything<br />Indians invaded unmanned area<br />PA assembly passes Quaker Militia Law<br />Written by Ben Franklin<br />Called for volunteer militia<br />Defense Forts increased<br />17 in the beginning and that rose to 50<br />
  15. 15. Penn’s Vs. Quaker Assembly<br />Quakers get Delaware and Shawnee Indians to withdrawal<br />The Proprietors still made the colonies pay for war<br />Ben Franklin in 1757 goes to Britain to fight for Assemblies rights<br />Loses because he lacks allies<br />PA still gets voted sufficient and gets 100,000 pounds and 5 pounds per recruit <br />Let them participate in the war in a new way- with aggression and conquest<br />

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