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French and indian war


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French and indian war

  1. 1. <ul><li>French & Indian War </li></ul><ul><li>1754-63 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Who fought and why? <ul><li>France and England </li></ul><ul><li>They fought for control of the Ohio River Valley. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How did Benjamin Franklin try to help? <ul><li>He created the Albany Plan of the Union which was his attempt to unite the colonies under one central government. </li></ul>What message was he trying to get across to the Colonies with this drawing?
  4. 4. What was George Washington’s contribution to the French & Indian War? <ul><li>He built Fort Necessity and was defeated by the French. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Effects of the French & Indian War <ul><li>Treaty of Paris of 1763- France lost claims to land in North America and made Britain more powerful. </li></ul><ul><li>The war put England in debt. Because they believed they were helping the colonies against Indian and French attacks, they made the Colonies responsible for paying for the war debt through taxes. </li></ul>