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1 The French and Indian War

2 Bell Ringers We will beginning bell ringers this week Each day a question will be up on the Smartboard You will answer this question in 2 complete sentences on your bell ringer sheet The bell ringers will be collected on Fridays and count at a 5 point grade

3 Bell Ringer Why do nations fight wars? (Have page D-2 on your desk so I can check your homework)

4 Housekeeping: 1)Homework: Page D-7 (read and answer questions on the back) 2)If you have not handed your essay in, tomorrow is the last day to hand it in 3)Binders will be checked the week after Thanksgiving

5 French and Indian War Read one of the four stories at your table and think about the answers to the questions Using your answers to the questions, complete your part of the graphic organizer on page D-5

6 French and Indian War Take turns summarizing your story for the others in your groups, and help them fill out the part of the graphic organizer that you were responsible for

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8 Story 1: Colonists were upset that land in the colonies was becoming too expensive, so they wanted to expand westward Story 2: As English people moved into the Ohio Valley, they upset the Natives and French settlers because they began taking resources from the them such as land and furs Story 3: France was angry that English colonists were selling land in what they believed was their territory. The French sent troops into the Ohio Valley Story 4: England began to send military into the Ohio region, and they tried to build military forts. This angered the French who attacked the fort

9 Between 1754 and 1763, English soldiers (from the American colonies and England) battled the French in the colonial territories. The Native Americans had a choice of fighting with the French against the English, or with the English against the French. If you were a Native American, which side would you choose?

10 The English & English Colonists… Want to use your land for fur trading and farming Think that Native Americans are “savages” Want to expand their territory further to the West Have a steadily growing population in America

11 The French & French colonists… Want to use your land for fur trading Have married Native Americans and raised families with them in America Have many missionaries living in the west that try to convert Native Americans to Christianity Have a relatively small population in America

12 If the French and English are going to have war, which side will your Native American tribe be allies with? Explain why you chose that answer!

13 Most of the Natives actually chose to fight with the … French

14 England and the English colonists vs. France and most Native Americans

15 Bell Ringer Why did England and France go to war during the French and Indian War? Have D-7 on your desk for me to check

16 Causes of the French and Indian War 1) England's desire to expand west 2) Conflict between England and France over territory in the West 3) Natives’ anger over colonists settling on their land

17 French and Indian War 1) )England and its colonists vs. France and the Natives 3)The two sides were fighting over land in the Ohio Valley 4)Colonists began to call for unity among the colonies

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19 Effects England won and gained territory due to the Treaty of Paris

20 February 1763

21 Effects The Proclamation Line of 1763 was established

22 Proclamation Line of 1763

23 Effects England had to find a way to pay off war debt

24 1) Before the French and Indian War began, Benjamin Franklin and other colonial delegates created the Albany Plan of Union. Why do you think the colonies rejected Franklin’s plan? – Because they wanted to control what went on in their own colonies and were scared of a central government taking away that power

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26 2) What does each section of the snake represent? – Each section represents a colony or a colonial region 3) What message is Benjamin Franklin trying to send with this cartoon? – His message is that the colonists need to unite together to be stronger and to survive against outside forces. He created the cartoon to promote the failed Albany Plan of Union. The cartoon will also be used during the American Revolution

27 4) England was in debt due to the French and Indian War. How do you think England was going to pay back these debts? – England pays for the French and Indian War by taxing their own citizens and taxing the colonists. These taxes includes the Sugar Act and the Stamp Act.

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29 5) If you were a colonist, how would you feel about the Proclamation Line of 1763? – The colonists were upset that they were not allowed to settle to the west of the line. Their belief was that settling to the west was one of the main reasons for the French and Indian War


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