Presentation on theme: "Chapter 2, Section 1 The Road to Independence. The Colombian Exchange… Europe to US Wheat, Sugar, Horses, Cows, Small Pox, and Measles US to Europe."— Presentation transcript:
What Countries were involved in the French and Indian War? British and American Colonies vs. French and Native American Allies
Why did England have a problem with the colonists after the French and Indian War? British felt that colonist did little to help with war. British had huge debt after war How would British pay off debt?
What were the ideas colonialists had at the First Continental Congress? Boycott English Goods Colonists to arm themselves and create militias Colonies still wanted to be apart of England, just not taxed
Why were the Battles of Lexington and Concord important? Beginning of the Revolutionary War Colonies vs. England Occurs in America Odds are against America