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Announcing War in the Americas!. The first 4 World Wars. King William’s War (1689-1697) Queen Anne’s War (1702-1713) King George’s War (1744-1748) French & Indian War (1754-1763 ). The Most France Ever Had. Louis XIV takes interest in the Americas

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the first 4 world wars
The first 4 World Wars
  • King William’s War (1689-1697)
  • Queen Anne’s War (1702-1713)
  • King George’s War (1744-1748)
  • French & Indian War (1754-1763)
the most france ever had
The Most France Ever Had
  • Louis XIV takes interest in the Americas
  • One year after Jamestown Quebec established
  • New France – Friendly relations with Huron Indians
  • Iroquois didn’t like the French
france begins to stretch
France begins to stretch
  • Hunting Beaver for fur
  • Recruited Indians to hunt
    • Indians died of disease
    • Beavers over hunted
  • French Catholic missionaries tried to convert Natives
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France begins to stretch
  • Detroit founded to keep English out of Ohio Valley
  • De La Salle founded Louisiana in 1682 to keep Spanish out of Gulf of Mexico **
king william s queen anne s war 2 different events
King William’s & Queen Anne’s War – 2 different events
  • English colonists fought the French coureurs de bois beaver hunters) and the Indians

Video: King William’s War

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King William’s & Queen Anne’s War – 2 different events
  • The peace deal in Utrecht in 1713 gave Acadia, Newfoundland, and Hudson Bay to England

Video: Queen Anne’s War

war of jenkin s ear
War of Jenkin’s Ear
  • British Captain caught smuggling by Spanish
  • Spanish cut off his ear and sent him home to the King
  • War broke out in 1739 between British and Spanish
  • Confined to Caribbean
turns into war of austrian succession in europe
Turns into War of Austrian Succession in Europe
  • Called King George’s War in the colonies
  • France allied w/Spain
  • Peace terms gave Louisbourgback to France

Video: King George’s War

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George Washington Starts a war
  • The Ohio Valley – battleground for Spanish, British, and French
  • Virginia Gov. sends 21 year old Washington with 150 minutemen
    • Lt. Col. Washington encounters French and troops kill French leader at Fort Duquesne
    • French return and surround Washington at Fort Necessity – surrenders after 10 hours
    • Left with men
global war and colonial disunity
Global War and Colonial Disunity
  • War #4 starts in America instead of Europe
  • The Seven Year’s War in Europe and the French and Indian War in the colonies
  • England & Prussia against France, Spain, Austria and Russia
  • Frederick the Great defeats the French, Austrian, and Russian armies
albany congress
Albany Congress
  • Franklin’s idea that the Colonies should unite in common defense
  • Keep Iroquois loyal to Britain
  • The Albany Congress was before it’s time and failed. The colonies were not yet ready for unity
colonial disunity turns into unity
Colonial Disunity turns into Unity
  • This was created before the ill fated Albany Congress
join or die cartoon
Join or Die Cartoon
  • The first cartoon appeared in Ben Franklin's newspaper The Pennsylvania Gazette on May 9, 1754.
  • It appeared as part of an editorial by Franklin commenting on 'the present disunited state of the British Colonies.'
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Join or Die Cartoon
  • The woodcut drawing entitled 'Join or Die' pictures a divided snake in eight pieces representing as many colonial governments.
  • The drawing was based on the popular superstition that a snake that had been cut in two would come to life if the pieces were joined before sunset.
braddock s blundering
Braddock’s Blundering
  • Braddock sent to lead inexperienced colonial soldiers to capture Ft. Dequesne
  • Lt. Col. Washington was in the battle
  • Braddock was killed
  • Results: Indians felt confident and waged war from North Carolina to Pennsylvania
  • British met with defeat after defeat
pitt s victory
Pitt’s Victory
  • The “Great Commoner” took control
  • Took troop strength away from West Indies and focused on Montreal and Quebec
  • 1758 Louisbourg fell
wolfe vs montcalm
Wolfe Vs Montcalm
  • Battle of Quebec 1759 – most significant battle. Wolfe defeated Montcalm and he was killed
  • French kicked out of Canada
french and indian war recap
French and Indian War Recap

Video: French and Indian War

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Treaty of Paris-1763
  • Britain got all of Canada
  • French kept sugar islands in West Indies
  • Inlets in Gulf of St. Lawrence
  • Louisiana turned over to Spain to pay for Spain’s losses in the war
british policy created their great adversary
British Policy created their GREAT adversary
  • British refused to recognize any American officers above the rank of Captain
  • Washington got very angry! His greatest dream was to be a British officers
  • He resigned in a fit
  • Boy was this a mistake on Britain's part!
long lasting effects
Long lasting effects
  • Americans from different parts of the colonies found common ground; barriers of disunity began to melt away. They were finally ready for Franklin’s idea
  • Colonist were not less dependent on Britain