Presentation on theme: "Divergence: The Colonists vs. The English Why are the colonists so upset about the taxes?"— Presentation transcript:
Divergence: The Colonists vs. The English Why are the colonists so upset about the taxes?
French and Indian War Before After
The Colonists and the Proclamation Line - Proclamation Line of 1763 (define): - Colonists… - Parliament ordered… Colonists still… Can’t stop me! Missed me! Do not cross To Ohio Country #Proclamation Line sucks!
3500 miles Distance is a problem - Total distance from London to New York… - A one way trip…
1754: Battle of Fort Necessity : Jamestown established 147 years of self government Jamestown, 1607 Fort Necessity, 1754 Time is a problem - From Jamestown to Fort Necessity was… - Colonists had been…
Colonies England A Society Diverged - Diverge (define): - Because of time and distance… - Diverged in two main ways: Ideas of…
England’s Government England’s Constitution
Colonists create their own government.
… Parliament’s mistake Who ends up being more powerful? The AssembliesRoyal Governors What did Parliament put the Assemblies in charge of that made them more powerful?
Assemblies become most powerful - Parliament put Assemblies… - Assemblies also…
Diverged: Ideas of Government - Colonists believed… - Colonists felt… Colonies England
Remember English Society? Royal – King / Queen Noble – Dukes / Lords Gentry – Land owner Merchant / Trader Peasant / Servant Slave Professional Clergy / Church Lawyer Military (buy high rank) What social class did most colonists consider themselves part of?
How the Colonists See Themselves
How the English see the Colonists
Diverged: Ideas of Society - Colonists see themselves as… - King and Parliament see them as… Colonies England
Quiz! Question: Why are the colonists so upset about the taxes? 1 Paragraph (at least 5 sentences). Restate the question in the first sentence.