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Updated: 2/21/2021
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  • Causes of the French and Indian War.
  • We need more land!
  • We don't have enough resources.
  • Causes of the French and Indian War.
  • This is ours!
  • No we claim this!
  • What happened throughout the French and Indian War?
  • We lost fort Duquesne but we got Fort Necessity!
  • I declare war!
  • The French and Indian War was fought over territory, resources, and trade routes.
  • What happened throughout the French and Indian War?
  • England's victory
  • The growth in colonies was expanding, so colonists wanted to expand their territory father past the Appalachians. England and France then both wanted to claim control of the Ohio River Valley.
  • Positive consequences for the British.
  • In 1754, French Settlers tried to force the English settlers out of their territory. France built Ft. Duquesne (Pittsburgh) as a protection,and this got England to send troops to War. George Washington sent troops out to Ft. Duquesne but got defeated. They came back the next year and took over Fort Necessity. King James declared War.
  • Negative consequences for the British.
  • France dominated for the first 3 years. Smallpox broke out and England took the lead. England ten captured Ticonderoga and Quebec. Capturing Quebec sealed the victory for England. In North America, the fighting stopped in 1760.
  • We won! We were able to take advantage during the time they suffered from smallpox and capture their forts.
  • After the War resolved, England gained territory in North American as France was loosing territory. The colonists, and George Washington himself, gained a lot of military experience.
  • We know how to fight now!
  • We're going broke we can't pay this!
  • The government was in a lot of dept from the war. The colonists were forced to pay high taxes to pay off dept. They were not happy. In addition, the British government signed the Proclamation of 1763 where colonists could not live beyond the Appalachian Mts.
  • This is unfair! We won this war and we should be able to extend our land!