British North America 1763-1783

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  • The Ohio Valley

    The Ohio Valley
    The English wanted to expand in the west. Ohio Valley was in the west by the First Nation territories. The English wanted to occupy Ohio as well. The English wanted the Ohio valley in order to settle west of the Allegheny Mountains for farming.
    The French wanted to control the American Indian fur trade on all the land they claimed.
    The American Indians wanted to continue with their lifestyle and trade with the Europeans.
  • Pointiac's Resistance began

    Pointiac's Resistance began
    Pontiac’s war was the most successful first nation's resistance to the European Invasion in our history.
    Chief Pontiac and his First Nations people fought back against the English after they tried to settle in the Ohio Valley. The First Nations won the attack and it made the British recognize the Native rights.
  • The Royal Proclamation 1763

    The Royal Proclamation 1763
    Proclamation was issued by King GeorgeIII in October following Great Britain’s possession of French territory in North America after the Seven Years War. It stopped all settlements west of a line drawn along the Appalachian mountain, being an Indian reserve. Native was involved as the proclamation ceased setters from going to the Indian reserve. Native could live in their land. Britain was involved as they made the proclamation which ended the war and French lost their territory to the British.
  • Discontent in the thirteen colonies

    Discontent in the thirteen colonies
    Britain needed money to pay for its war debts, and the King believed that they had the authority to tax the 13 colonies. Britain decided to receive several kinds of tax from the colonists to Help receive money for the French and Indian War. The colonies expressed their discontent by boycotting British goods. Some of the tax were: sugar Act, Stamp Act, Townshend Act, Wool act, Hat Act, etc.
  • The Quebec Act 1774

    The Quebec Act 1774
    The Quebec Act was passed by the British Parliament to create a permanent administration in Canada to replace the temporary government. The Act nullified the Royal proclamation of 1763. It was passed in order to receive the loyalty of the French-speaking majority in Quebec. The French were affected b positively because it gave them religious freedom and restored the French civil law. Britain wanted the French to support them rather than America.
  • American War of Independance

    American War of Independance
    In 1775 at the beginning of the American Revolution, there were rebel forces that had invaded Canada, occupying Montreal and attacking Quebec Province. Atlantic Ports were raided by American Privateers and revolutionary sympathizers attempted a rebellion in Nova Scotia. The rebel forces were defeated in Canada and the 13 colonies won their war, for independence from Britain. As the 13 colonies won the war and gained their freedom, they became the independent Country- United States.
  • Treaty of Paris 1783

    Treaty of Paris 1783
    The treaty of Paris was the official Peace treaty between the United States and Great Britain that ended the American Revolutionary War. The treaty was signed on September 3, 1783. The treaty also gave the US lands reserved for the Native people through previous negotiations with Britain, deceiving the early treaties and alliances.
    The treaty is named the treaty of Paris because it is named for the city in which it was negotiated and signed.
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    Governorship of James Murray

    General James Murray became the first civil governor of Quebec after its formal cession to Great Britain in 1763. He was British Soldier whose lengthy career also included services as a colonial administrator and governor of Quebec and then as a governor of Minorca. After the British captured Louisburg, Murray was a military governor. When the French surrendered in 1760, Murray became the military governor of the Quebec district.
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    Duration of Pointiac's resistance

    Pontiac's War began in 1763 by a loose confederation of American Native groups, mainly from the Great Lakes region, the Illinois Country, and Ohio Country who were discontent with British policies in the Great Lakes region following the French and Indian War.
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    Governorship of Guy Carleton

    Guy Carleton was largely responsible for the Quebec Act, which helped to preserve French laws and customs. He was also the governor of Quebec before and after the American revolutionary war. Carleton succeeded in reconciling the British and French. He was a lieutenant governor and governor of Quebec twice and was concurrently serving as the Governor genal of British North America at that time. He is also the First Baron Dorchester.
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    American Revolutionary War

    This war is also known as the American War of Independence. The war was fought mainly between Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies in America, resulting in the overthrow of British rule in the colonies and the establishment of the United States of America