The French and Indian War

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DON’T LET THE NAME FOOL YOU!
Who was the War fought between??
A) French and Native Americans
B) Native Americans and GB
C) GB and the French
D)Native Americans and more Native Americans
ANSWER: C) GB and the French!!
BACK GROUND INFORMATION:
- Great Britain & France - 2 of the 4 Great European
Powers
- Big Competition in building World Empire/Expansion
- French lands in Quebec
- Expands but in much smaller numbers
- South through Mississippi River Valley– Trade!!
- Get along GREAT with ____________________.
- GB lands in Jamestown, VA
- Expands in GREAT numbers and want to STAY/
KEEP land
-Expansion of the
2 Powers COLLIDE
THE SITUATION--- The Ohio River Valley
French build a fort in the Ohio River Valley (Fort Duquesne)
The British promise
200,000 acres to a
group of wealthy
planters….
GEORGE WASHINGTON
Leads a MILITIA to Ohio to give a special
delivery… GET OUT!
What is a MILITIA?
BATTLE at
QUEBEC:
MAP: WHAT HAPPENS TO FRANCE’S
POSSESSIONS 1763???
Step 1: Look at the Map on page 87
Step 2: Before the War- who has
possessions in North America?
Step 3: What happened to France’s
possessions between 1754-1763?
TREATY OF PARIS:
What is it?
GB claims all of North America EAST of
the Mississippi River
(Includes Florida– Given by _____ because _____)
Spain is given all French land WEST of
the Mississippi
The Real Losers in this war??
The Native Americans
NEW PROBLEMS
The Native Americans see the
French loss as their own…
Why??
Because….
1) They Liked
2) They Fear
NA Fight BACK! British play nasty
Create the Proclamation of 1763
Which bans British settlement WEST of the
Appalachian Mts…
Do you think it will work?
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