How did the French and Indian War change the relationship between Britain and its colonies in America?
Okay so I wrote my DBQ for this question and didn't do a very good job...I got a 4. My teacher says I focused too much on independence. I didn't talk about the whole salutary neglect and mercantilism thing, or the colonies' conflict with the French because I didn't quite get it. Can anyone explain that part to me? Thanks so much!!
Asked By: itsallboutme451 - 12/10/2007
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The French and Indian War was just the latest in a series of wars with the French that went back to King Williams War (The War of the Leaue of Augsburg) - 1688-1697, Queen Annes War (The War of Spanish Succession) - 1702-1713, The War of Jenkins Ear 1739-1740, King Georges War (The War of Hapsburg Succession) 1740-1748... More
Answered By: rogerws76 - 12/10/2007
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i think this may help you. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_and_Indian_War and also http://www.militaryheritage.com/7yrswar.htm
Answered By: tom joad - 12/10/2007
It brought up the question of taxation without representation. To pay for the war at its conclusion, the Brits taxed the colonies disproportionately for the costs of the war, but in fact the British regulars and the colonials were both fighting the French and the Indians, and the war was worldwide as well. We make a... More
Answered By: svenstadt - 12/10/2007
The French were the enemy of the British for centuries- natural competitors. After the F&I war, the British were short of money and decided to pay off their war debt by taxing the Americans- directly, instead of asking for money from their legislatures... More
Answered By: glenn - 12/10/2007
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