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Hist 105 - History Of The U S

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HIST 105 6 12 13 Learned during week so far o New England 1700 o Ben Franklin 1706 1790 o John Locke o Great Awakening Wanted to include enslaved o Age of Reason shift in respect for the ability to find evidence of the natural world Enlightenment French and Indian War 1754 1763 o Seven Years War same thing o Network of Alliances with main opponents England v France o French controlled interior waterways England held Atlantic coast and Spain had south o Fort Duquesne strategic point between French and English in forks in Ohio River o Washington had to surrender at Fort Necessity makeshift south of Duquesne o French Lost war and withdrew from North America o England basically gets North America o Proclamation line theoretically gave Indians a reserve but was ignored Postwar o War was expensive for England they figured colonists would gratefully pay taxes o Colonist see it as England becoming heavy handed o Stamp Act taxed documents and was repealed a year later o England was surprised by the anger taxes caused and repealed some o Declaratory act declaration that parliament had right to tax o Townsend Acts Parliament could levy taxes on items like lead paper tea o Virginia ceased slave importation due to taxes Boston Massacre o During a boycott on taxes Americans threw rocks and snow at British troops o Scared troops open fired and killed a few o Repealed Townsend Acts due to the riot Boston Tea Party o Tea tax not levied with townsend acts o Colonists disguised as Indians dumped tea off a ship o In response England passed coercive acts intolerable acts Closed Boston harbor Quartering Act had to house military Removed Massachusetts colony charter Passed Quebec Acts Continental Congress 1774 o Representatives from colonies sent to meet about issues Georgia Caribbean did not send reps Shot heard around the world o British troops heard of weapons stores in Boston Lexington and Concord o 2000 British troops went to retrieve the weapons o Paul Revere rode to inform



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