French and Indian War Essays

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French and Indian War 1754-1761 The French and Indian War was due to the long lasting conflict between France and Britain for power and territory. In 1755, general Edward Braddock led 1,400 British soldiers to Virginia to move the French from the Ohio Valley. The march ended up as being a disaster for the British soldiers because of the troops’ intensely colored red uniforms, which resulted in easy to spot and vulnerable to the Frenth and Indian allies. Washington, who...
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Compare and contrast the government, religion, geography, and economy of the three English colonial regions (the Chesapeake area, New England, and Pennsylvania). Be sure to consider the role of race, gender, and ethnicity. The geography of New England was primarily rocky terrain making farming difficult. New England relied on alternative methods and practices for income such as whaling, fishing, hunting, trading animal skins(with Native Americans), and raising cattle. The New England area suffered from a lack of diversity with a...
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During Britain’s victory in the French & Indian War, the nation had collected a national debt that reached £130,000,000. The citizens discontent was revived during this period of time due to unfair treatment from British Parliament. Although The Stamp Act allowed England to fund recovery after the French and Indian war, it had also at the same time taken away from the citizens themselves. Outrage was immediate. Political organizations such as the secret Sons of Liberty, the Virginia legislature and...
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Jack Wilson is a young catholic Scott Irish boy who lost his mother at age 5 due to the persecution in his motherland. He was born on September 13,1742 in Ulster Ireland. He and his father migrated to America because of the persecution, unemployment, poverty and fear their homeland was offering .In addition because of the 1641 rebellion they had to sold their estates due to poor management and the debts they experience. The 1641 rebellion was an attempted seizure...
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George Washington was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Previously, he led Patriot forces to victory in the nation's War for Independence. He presided at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 which established the U.S. Constitution and a federal government. Washington has been called the 'Father of His Country' for his manifold leadership in the formative days of the new nation. Washington received...
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In 1776, the thirteen colonies decided to separate from the British Empire. The Declaration begins by explaining why this document is being created. “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of...
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Interactions among Europeans and Native Americans assorted from location to place, and individuals of every state forged relationships with Indians in very special ways, depending on a variety of economic, social and political factors. While we ought to be conscious of this diversity, we can nevertheless make certain generalizations. Few Europeans regarded Native Americans their equals, due to the fact of differences in religion, agricultural practice, housing, dress, and other traits that—to Europeans—indicated Native American inferiority. However, the French, Spanish,...
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During the French and Indian war there was a commanding general of the British forces who resided in North America from 1754 through 1763. His name was Jeffery Amherst. Jeffery Amherst was one of the first examples of biological warfare. During the French and Indian war, he sent blankets infected with smallpox to the Indians as a way to beat the Indians in the war. The smallpox disease was new to the Indians and they had never dealt with an...
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