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1 The Road to the Revolution Booklet Study Guide Answers to Events A - E Packet Pages 2-4

2 A. French & Indian War Who won? – British (and their colonists) Why was the war fought? – Over the land in the Ohio River Valley/Great Lakes area. Both the French and British wanted it What great problem did the war create? – When the colonists wanted to move onto this land, the Indians attacked them – Britain had a lot of debt What victory was the key to overall victory for the British? – The Battle of Quebec Who was dispatched to the PA backwoods to stop the French? – George Washington Which side did the majority of the Indians support? – The French What was the war called in Europe? – The Seven Years War

3 B. Treaty of Paris What was the land settlement? (Who got what?) – France lost their land in North America – Britain got all land East of the Mississippi River – Spain got all land West of the Mississippi River What does graft mean? – corruption

4 C. Pontiac’s Rebellion Why did it occur? – The Indians were upset with British traders and settlers moving onto their land Where did it occur – Throughout the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley How successful was it? – At first, it was successful – When they put Fort Pitt under siege, British sent more soldiers – British won the Battle of Bushy Run and the Indians signed a peace treaty

5 D. Battle of Bushy Run Who was fighting? – The Indians (Pontiac’s Rebellion) had Fort Pitt (British) under siege. Britain sent more soldiers. How did the British win? – A disciplined, Indian style fighting Where did the battle take place? – About 20 miles east of Fort Pitt What did Bouquet build? – The flour bag fort

6 E. Proclamation Line of 1763 What did it prohibit and why? – The colonists were not allowed to move west of the Appalachian Mountains – To prevent any more fighting with the Indians – British wouldn’t send more soldiers to defend the colonists, too expensive – It was disrupting trade Where were no settlements allowed? – All the land west of the Appalachian Mountains What did it create? – An Indian Reservation on the land between the Mississippi River and the Appalachian Mountains


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