The Seven Years’ War, or The French and Indian War, personified the beginning of British-colonial relations altering as overall control of North American territories, shipping trade, and the seas for which these interactions occurred were greatly impacted. Known as the last major conflict before the French Revolution to involve all the great powers of Europe, The Seven Years’ War officially began with England declaring war on France in 1754. Spain, siding with France, found British forces taking hold of several of their territories across the globe, region by region, while vastly increasing their overall empire and thus, reducing that of Spain and France in its wake. The British continued and in the end won decisively, capturing Quebec in 1759 and defeating French forces in India. …show more content…
The British, similarly, took hold of Spain’s essential mercantile system in that of Havana, Cuba, in addition to Puerto Rico and Manila in the Philippines (Martin & Wasserman, 2012). By 1763, French and Spanish diplomats arranged for peace talks which ultimately resulted in the Treaty of Paris. The U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian, details that with the signing of the Treaty of Paris, Great Britain secured significant territorial gains in North America, including all French territories east of the Mississippi river, as well as Spanish Florida, along with returning Havana, Cuba to Spain. However, the British return of Havana to Spain did not come without significant monetary amendments where during a period of 11 months, 700 merchant ships from Britain and North America, resided in Havana, thus encouraging Cuba to grow and become the world’s leading producers of sugar, and in turn, stimulating the overall sugar
The American Revolution was fought from 1775-1783, the war happened because of the tension that was building between Great Britain and their thirteen colonies. From 1607 to 1763, Britain gave the thirteen colonies benign and salutary neglect. Even though the colonists lived under the Mercantilist doctrine, they were still allowed to prosper while under Great Britain’s authority. The French and Indian war changed their relationship.Great Britain going to war with France caused them to accumulate a lot of debt. They thought heavily taxing the colonists would help them pay off their debt. The colonists were unaware of the taxing until Great Britain started taxing them on tea, which they drank daily. This caused their taxing plan to backfire. Great Britain 's relationship with the colonies developed into an armed conflict that caused the colonists to declare their independence in 1776. “The first shots heard around the world” of the Revolutionary War were supposedly heard at Lexington and Concord. France entered the American Revolution on the side of the colonists, the French were persuaded by Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin in 1778. France helped the Continental Army to get the British to surrender at Yorktown in 1781 causing the Americans to win their independence; the fighting didn’t officially end until 1783. Revolutionary War was started and fought over economic, social, and political issues.
The Seven Years War, also known as the French and Indian war, was a conflict fought between 1765 and 1763. It was between Great Britain and France. “ In the early 1750’s, French expansion into the Ohio River Valley brought France into armed conflict with the British colonies.” The signing of the Treaty of Paris and Hubertusburg ensured that the “colonial and maritime supremacy of Britain strengthened the 13 colonies.” This war, to a great extent, marked a turning point in the relationship between the colonies and Britain due to taxes, and land.
The French and India war was a war that took place in today’s Pittsburgh. The war was both caused by the English and French. The English and the French both felt that they were entitled to land and each was to willing to fight and they were also, willing to go into war so they could prove that they owned the land. (odellreads.com)
The French and Indian wars is the general name for a series of wars and conflicts between Great Britain and France during a period of 75 years. The fought over the possession of North America for territorial expansion in general, and for the rich fur trade around the Hudson Bay region specifically.
The French and Indian War was a conflict in North America in which Great Britain fought France and their Native American allies. It lasted from 1756 until 1763, so it was also known as the Seven Years War. At the peace conference in 1763, the British received Canada from France and Florida from Spain, but permitted France to keep its West Indian sugar islands and gave Louisiana to Spain. The treaty strengthened the American colonies significantly by removing their European rivals to the north and south and opening the Mississippi Valley to westward expansion.
The French and Indian war was fought between Great Britain and France from 1754 to 1763. Also known as the Seven Year’s War, this confrontation eventually erupted into an all out worldwide conflict. Its effects were not only immediate but long term. Although the colonies were not directly tied to the war, it greatly impacted them as well as modern America.
The Seven Years War consisted of almost all European countries, including Great Britain and France, as well as the Colonists and the Indians. Also known as the French and Indian War, the war started in 1754 and ended in 1763, with Great Britain being the victor and allowing the nation to gain more control of the colonies in North America. The Seven Years War caused a major turning point in American relations with Great Britain, including Great Britain having now a greater control over North America, while still having colonists who were loyal to the British.
Many events happened during the period of time from 1763 through 1775 that changed American’s mindset as the country grew. Both people and events during this time affected the nation of the United States enormously. This time period changed the United States for better in it’s development as a nation. Specific people like Thomas Paine and Samuel Adams tenaciously tried to change the course of history; wars, such as the French and Indian war altered the perception of the American people. These events and people were some of the many that facilitated the colonists’ defiance against the British. Altercations they encountered turned the people of the newly formed Americas against the British aiding in their quest for independence.
The Seven Years’ War, also known as the French and Indian War in the colonies, was the beginning of outward conflict between the British and French over North American colonies. Most Europeans viewed the Indians as a means to get something they wanted; they were pawns during this struggle in North America. During the 18th century, there were many alliances and discord among the Indians and the Europeans. The demise of many alliances was the lack of trust and suspicions of betrayal. The Europeans were a dominating force in the French and Indian War affecting aspects of territory, trade, and government in North America.
The American Revolution marked the historical intensity associated with this great nation. The revolution was multifaceted and was also dynamic in nature as it involved a lot of twists and turns that later shaped the course of the American citizens. There are numerous causes linked with the triggering and commencement of the revolution. The discussion below critically exploits and explores various reasons that led to the start of the revolution.
Contrast and Compare the Causes and Outcomes of the French and Indian War, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812.
The Seven years war, otherwise called the French and Inadian War, formally started when England proclaimed war on France. The war kept going from 1756-1763, which is the reason it was given the name, The Seven Years War. The primary reason the war started was a direct result of the battles amongst England and, its pilgrim rivals, Spain and France. The French started venturing into the Ohio River Valley region, where they had already been exchanging with Native Americans around there. This was a territory that the English needed to settle in and exchange however the French had effectively settled there and asserted the exchange region for themselves.
The Seven Years War: British North American Colonies The Seven Years War was the final major conflict before the French Revolution, and involved all the great powers of Europe. The war had risen when Austrian Habsburgs attempted to advance in Silesia, which had been wrested from them by Frederick II of Prussia. The Seven Years war occurred all over the world, as well as in North America. Primarily, on North and South American land, was the climax of British and French Tension.
Due to the war in the America’s during 1754-1763, known as the 7 Years War. The British technically won the war, nevertheless also fell into debt because of the war. The British king and parliament felt that Britain must assert control back over the colonies. In attempting to assert control, the British implicated several acts which the colonist felt their freedoms were being restricted, which resulted in complications of protesting. Parliament felt justified implicating these acts for a couple reasons, the British came to the colonist aid during the 7 Years War and collected a great deal of debt, and Britain needed to reassert themselves as the rulers of the colonies.
Since the beginning of history, wars have been fought to gain territories, independence, or to fight against those who take away one’s rights. The French and Indian War was fought in North America over the Ohio Valley, however, it is much more than just a war to gain territory. This war opened doors to the colonists who decided that fighting for independence was something they were in need of doing. The French and Indian War was the portion of the Seven Year’s War that was fought in North America between Great Britain and France. Within every war there are winners and losers. There are never two winners in a war. With Great Britain’s anate ability to fight France overseas in the Atlantic Ocean was how they received their win in the French and Indian War. Although, Great Britain won the war while France lost, both of these countries had many positive and negative affects during and after the war.