French and Indian War Summary

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1,703 words, approx. 6 pages
French and Indian War, Legacy Of The French and Indian War, or Seven Years' War as it is termed in Europe, began in North America in 1754 when George Washington's forces clashed with the... Read more
9,474 words, approx. 32 pages
Franklin's Vision. In 1743 Benjamin Franklin considered America's prospects for the pursuit of science: "The first drudgery of settling new colonies which confines the attention of people to mere nec... Read more
12,735 words, approx. 43 pages
Background. By 1755 the ninety thousand French colonists along the St. Lawrence River in North America had fought several wars with the 1.5 million English colonists on the eastern seaboard. Most of ... Read more
19,711 words, approx. 66 pages
An Era of Contrasts. The revolutionary era was bracketed by two long wars in which much blood and money were spent. Yet, paradoxically, in this age the population of British North America surged upwa... Read more
17,577 words, approx. 59 pages
Taxing the Colonies. The regulation of trade and duties on imports were interlocking elements of British imperial structure. Trade between colonial merchants and non-British ports, both in Europe and... Read more
26,825 words, approx. 90 pages
Structure of Colonial Government. The systems of government in the American colonies looked much like the British government. England and the colonies had executives (England had a king; each colony ... Read more
15,461 words, approx. 52 pages
Mixture. In colonial America education included many types of learning, with little emphasis placed on formal schooling. Parents were more involved in their children's learning than the government wa... Read more
16,227 words, approx. 55 pages
A Revolutionary People. The period 1754 to 1783 not only witnessed a political revolution but one in communications as well. In 1754 most inhabitants of British North America would readily call thems... Read more
20,572 words, approx. 69 pages
Mercantilism and Empire. On the eve of the American Revolution, London was the metropolitan center of an empire that included Ireland, India, Ceylon (present- day Sri Lanka), the African Gold Coast (... Read more
2,687 words, approx. 9 pages
Major Powers And Leaders Major Conflicts Read more