Chapter 5 and 6

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  • King Williams War

    King Williams War
    This was the warm-up to the French and Indain War between France and England, and was also fought for domination over North America. Ended with the treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle and no clear victor.
  • End of King William's War

    End of King William's War
  • Yale College was founded

    Yale College was founded
    College education was becoming more important. Wealthy people wanted to become more educated.
  • Queen Anne's War

    Queen Anne's War
    France versus Britian in primative warfare about obtaining North America
  • Antion Cadillac founded Detroit

    Antion Cadillac founded Detroit
    Antion Cadillac found Detroit to thwart English settlers pushing into Ohio Valley
  • Treaty of 1713

    Treaty of 1713
    Treaty of 1713 ended conflicts between France and Britain, Britian gained acadia and Hudson Bay
  • The Great Awakening

    The Great Awakening
    Religion made a come back with new styles of religous teaching and new ideas. Its emphasis on direct spirituality undermined the authority of the old clergymen. It was the first mass movement of the american people as a whole.
  • Zenger Court Case

    Zenger Court Case
    A legal case involving John Peter Zenger, a newspaper printer. Zenger's newspaper had written bad things about the loyal governor and was charged with libel. This gained freedom of the press.
  • Printing Press is brought to America

    Printing Press is brought to America
    Hand operated printing presses created pamphlets, leaflets, and journals. This allowed for new ideas and inovations to spread more easily.
  • British colonial speculators secured legal rights to the Ohio Valey Region. France in process of creating forts in the Ohio Valley Region.

    British colonial speculators secured legal rights to the Ohio Valey Region. France in process of creating forts in the Ohio Valley Region.
  • George Washington goes to the Ohio Valley to secure Britian's claim.

    George Washington goes to the Ohio Valley to secure Britian's claim.
  • Fort Dequsne skirmish

    Fort Dequsne skirmish
    Skirmish between Washington's troops and French troops at Fort Duquesne. Washington retreated to Fort Necessity and surrendered entire command
  • Benjiman Franklin published Pennsylvania casette

    Benjiman Franklin published Pennsylvania casette
    Franklin published in his Pennsylvania casette the most famous cartoon of the colonial era "Join or Die"
  • British intercolonial congress in Albany NY

    British intercolonial congress in Albany NY
    the purpose was to keep the Iroquois tribes loyal to the British and to acheive greater colonial unity
  • British uproated 4 thousand French Acadians fearing that they would attack them

    British uproated 4 thousand French Acadians fearing that they would attack them
  • General Braddock was sent to VA

    General Braddock was sent to VA
    He was sent to Virginia with British regultors and was then sent to catpture Fort Dequesne. Braddock died and was defeated.
  • British launched inavsion

    British launched a full scale invasion of Canada. Unwisley tried to attack a member of sumultaneously, defeated.
  • Pitt Emerges as leader of British government

    Pitt Emerges as leader of British government
    William Pitt, known as the "Great Commoner", drew strength from the common people. Hre became the foremost leader in the London government. He organized the battles against the French.
  • British attack Lousberg, they won

    British attack Lousberg, they won
  • Battle of Quebec

    Battle of Quebec
    James Wolfe attacked a poorly gaurded Quebec, scaling a cliff. Frecnh were defeated and the city was surrendered.
  • Peace of Paris

    Peace of Paris
    The treaty of Paris ended the French and Indian war between Great Britain and France. France gave up all its territories in mainland North America, effectively ending any foreign military threat to the British colonists there.
  • Pontiacs Uprising

    Pontiacs Uprising
    The confederacy of Native Americans warriors under Ottawa chief Pontiac attack the British force at Detriot. He was trying to expel the British from the formerly French lands, The indians were defeated.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This prohibited the settlement of areas beyond the Appalachians. The document was not designed to opress the colonists but to keep hostilities between the colonists and the Indians from occuring.
  • Paxton Boys Rebellion

    Paxton Boys Rebellion
    Frontiersmen from central Pennsylvania who formed a group to retaliate against local American indians in the aftermath of the French and Indian War and Pontiacs Rebellion.
  • Regulator Protests

    Regulator Protests
    A rebellion initiated by residents of the backcountry who believed the governments officals were overcharging them. There were various violences against tax collectors, sheriffs, and judges. The rebellion hard to put down due to the disorganization of the government.
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