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Miami Dade College
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Amh 2010 - History Us To 1877

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The French and Indian War and the Origins of the American Revolution French and Indian War 17541763 Land disputes over the Ohio valley British colonial population advantages Some Native tribes ally with the French Huron Algonquin Braddock defeat and failed invasion of French Canada 1755 William Pitt and increased use of British regulars Quebec falls 1759 then Montreal 1760 The Peace Treaty of Paris 1763 All land east of Mississippi River to England includes French Canada All French claims west of the River to Spain Florida to England Cuba returned to Spain Consequences of the French War English debt doubles in size Customs enforcement increases Proclamation Line of 1763 announced Conflicting western land claims among colonies Increasing British contempt of American colonists British Revenue Enforcement Sugar Act tariffs on sugar coffee wine Admiralty courts to hear smuggling cases No juries trials at sea customs officials get percentage of forfeitures Taxation without representation and virtual representation arguments The Stamp Act and Colonial Resistance 1764 1766 Direct tax on printed materials documents papers Boycotts and violent resistance Sons of Liberty Stamp Act Congress 1765 in New York Repeal of Act 1766 Declaratory Act and Parliamentary supremacy 1766 The Quartering 1766 and Townshend 1767 Acts Colonies must pay for housing of Redcoats Taxes on tea glass paint paper lead Boycotts circular letters Repeal of Townshend Act 1767 except tax on tea The Boston Massacre Rioting civilians and are fired upon 1770 Paul Revere and colonial propaganda The Boston Tea Party 1773 British East India Company and surplus tea Direct sale with Townshend duties levied Colonial opposition to taxed sales Indians dump tea into Boston Harbor Coercive Acts 1774 Close port of Boston Ends self government of Massachusetts Appointed assembly Treason trials in England The Quebec Act 1774 Toleration of Catholicism Massachusetts land claims to Quebec Appointed Canadian government



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