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What Causes People to Rebel Against Their Government?. What do you already know about the American Revolution?. Objective: To analyze the importance of the Albany Plan of Union and the causes and effects of the French and Indian War.

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What causes people to rebel against their government

What Causes People to Rebel Against Their Government?


What do you already know about the american revolution

What do you already know about the American Revolution?


What causes people to rebel against their government

Objective: To analyze the importance of the Albany Plan of Union and the causes and effects of the French and Indian War.

Do Now: Which European countries were competing for land in North America?

- Great Britain

- France

- Spain


What causes people to rebel against their government

Albany Plan of Union

  • The Albany Plan of Union, proposed by Benjamin Franklin and Massachusetts governor Thomas Hutchinson, called for colonial unity in the face of the coming war with France.

  • What do the letters stand for?

  • Why does the snake have 8 pieces, not 13?

  • What message was Franklin’s cartoon delivering to the delegates at the Albany Congress?

  • 4. Is Franklin’s message still relevant for political life today?


What causes people to rebel against their government

  • The Albany Plan of Union called for a Grand Council with representatives from each colony.

  • The Grand Council would:

- make laws

- raise taxes

- defend the colonies

  • None of the colonies approved the plan out of fear of losing power.

* The Albany Plan of Union set an example that would later be followed by such gatherings as the First and Second Continental Congress.


What causes people to rebel against their government

French and Indian War (1754 – 1763)

Causes:Britain began to compete with France over the fur trade in the Ohio Valley.


What causes people to rebel against their government

French and Indian War: Alliances

Alliance - a formal agreement by two or more nations to act together in a cause

• France, Spain (1762), Algonquins, and Hurons

• Great Britain and the Iroquois

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What causes people to rebel against their government

French and Indian War: Effects

  • The Treaty of Paris was signed in 1763, ending the war.

  • The war led Britain to establish several rounds of economic policies and new taxes that angered many colonists, leading to unrest.

  • Deep Debts!!

The Treaty of Paris

• Britain gained Canada and all of the French land east of the Mississippi River.

• Spain gained all of the French land west of the Mississippi River.

• Spain gave up Florida to Britain.


The proclamation of 1763

The Proclamation of 1763

  • Native American Treaties were being ignored by western settlers

  • Proclamation Line limits Western settlement

  • Enraged many farmers and land speculators


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