Presentation on theme: "The Road to the Revolution Booklet Study Guide"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Road to the Revolution Booklet Study Guide Answers to Events A - EPacket Pages 2-4
2 A. French & Indian War Who won? Why was the war fought? 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 itWhat great problem did the war create?When the colonists wanted to move onto this land, the Indians attacked themBritain had a lot of debtWhat victory was the key to overall victory for the British?The Battle of QuebecWho was dispatched to the PA backwoods to stop the French?George WashingtonWhich side did the majority of the Indians support?The FrenchWhat 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 AmericaBritain got all land East of the Mississippi RiverSpain got all land West of the Mississippi RiverWhat does graft mean?corruption
4 C. Pontiac’s Rebellion Why did it occur? Where did it occur The Indians were upset with British traders and settlers moving onto their landWhere did it occurThroughout the Great Lakes and Ohio ValleyHow successful was it?At first, it was successfulWhen they put Fort Pitt under siege, British sent more soldiersBritish won the Battle of Bushy Run and the Indians signed a peace treaty
5 D. Battle of Bushy Run Who was fighting? How did the British win? The Indians (Pontiac’s Rebellion) had Fort Pitt (British) under siege. Britain sent more soldiers.How did the British win?A disciplined, Indian style fightingWhere did the battle take place?About 20 miles east of Fort PittWhat 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 MountainsTo prevent any more fighting with the IndiansBritish wouldn’t send more soldiers to defend the colonists, too expensiveIt was disrupting tradeWhere were no settlements allowed?All the land west of the Appalachian MountainsWhat did it create?An Indian Reservation on the land between the Mississippi River and the Appalachian Mountains
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