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French and Indian War

Summary: How the views of America changed towards England in the 18th century.

In analyzing and examining historical documents, America views changed toward England in the 18th century. Due to the French and Indian war, the Enlightenment period, and the mercantilist laws, America gained a sense of independence from England. Americans no longer wanted to abide by English rule, rather they wanted to be self sufficient in socially, politically and economically.

The French and Indian War caused American colonists to rebel socially, politically and economically from England. Since American colonists were prohibited from immigrating past the Appalachian mountains, they were forced to rebuild their lives. "The French and Indian War also caused the colonials to develop a new vision of their destiny"(Cohen 119). According to the America Pageant, "American colonists felt that they were potent people on the march, and were not about to be restrained". Colonial Legislature wanted their own government because they felt they were equal to the English...

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