2 What were the main causes of the American Revolution? Change in the relationship between Britain and the colonies caused by The French and Indian WarA change in British policyAmerican desire to oppose British policy through social, political and economic means.
3 How did the French and Indian War change the relationship? Causes of the warAmerican colonists desire to settle the Ohio Valley.France builds forts (FORT DUQUESNE) in the Ohio Valley upsetting the colonistsIndians are upset that colonists continue to move onto their land. Many of them join the FrenchAlbany convention held to work out a deal with the Native AmericansBen Franklin proposed the Albany Plan of Union (1754(
6 George Washington enters Ohio Valley to investigate French fort. Washington is attacked and captured at Fort NecessityBritain is angered and demands his release.
7 Events of the war1756- Britain sends Gen. Amherst, Gen. Braddock and Gen Wolfe.1758- Fort Duquesne falls to the English and is renamed Fort Pitt1759- British capture Quebec1763- War ends with the Treaty of Paris
8 The treaty…Gave England all of France’s land in North America
9 Why was the war so important? The French threat is removedThe colonist see that Britain can be beatenBritain was in debt because of the large amounts of money it paid to fight the war.