The Great Awakening was a religious revival and the Enlightenment was a cultural and intellectual movement that emphasized reason and humanistic abilities. Both had different views as the Enlightenment challenged old ideas and new idea were taken into consideration and the Great Awakening was a period of religious reform and renewal of religious actions and devotions.
use of logic and reasoning
use of religion
French & Indian War (1754 - 1763)
The British wanted to settle in the Ohio River Valley to continue trading with the Native Americans but the French built forts to protect their trade with the Indians. Britain declared war on France for control of the valley and were victorious.
Proclamation of 1763 (October 7, 1763)
At the end of the French and Indian war, King George III issued the Proclamation to prevent settlers from crossing westward in order to prevent further conflicts between and the Native Americans and settlers.
YOU MUST NOT CROSS!
An act passed by the Parliament. Aiming at raising revenue to pay for the Britain’s war debt. British motives were to lower tax on foreign molasses to prevent smuggling. Although, this angered New England merchants and encouraged more smuggling according to colonial responses.
Sugar Act (April 5, 1764)
ITS MY FIRST TIME SMUGGLING SUGAR IN!
Stamp Act (March 22, 1765)
The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament; the new tax was forced on all American colonists which required them to pay tax on every piece of legal documents and printed paper they used. It was an attempt by England to raise money in the colonies without approval of legislatures.
TAXES ON STAMPS! HAVE FUN!
Stamp Act Congress (October 7 and 25, 1765)
The Stamp Act Congress was the first action taken against the British and was formed to protest the Stamp Act issued by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. “Taxation without representation!” they said.