2 Political & Economic Relations 1607-1754 Royalization (9 of 13)Governor + colonial legislaturesEconomicsMercantilist SystemActs of Trade & NavigationSmuggling & little enforcementResulted in “Salutary Neglect”Political self-rule & democracyEconomic diversification & growthImpact on slavery
3 Wars of Empire The 2nd Hundred Years War(s) All 3 Wars #1 King William’s War ( ; War of the League of Augsburg)#2 Queen Anne’s War ( ; War of Spanish Succession)#3 King George’s War ( ; War of Austrian Succession)All 3 WarsEngland v. FranceTo control land, sea, & resourcesHad limited colonial involvement, but resulted in increased…Emotional identification with GBPolitical identification with GB
4 Albany Plan of Union Devised by Franklin Problems with Native AmericansRejected by everyone
5 War for Empire #4: The French and Indian War (aka The Seven Years’ War) 1754 to 1763 in the Colonies, in Europe“More” Colonial than EuropeanBattles fought in North AmericaTo protect TradeTo protect Land claimsTo protect relations with Indians (Pontiac’s Rebellion)British Victory → ProblemsMore territory to protectExhausted TreasuryChanges in British/Colonial Interactions
6 What would you do?Exit slip (written individually): Acting as a British citizen, propose to your royal monarch (moi—just call me “Your Highness”) how Britain should try to solve its problems resulting from victory from the French & Indian War?
7 The French and Indian War: The War’s Aftermath Solution (s)?Proclamation Line, 1763Revenue (or revenue saving) ActsSugar Act, 1764Quartering Act, 1765Stamp Act, 1765Declaratory Act, 1766But who’s in charge in Britain?
8 The result: One colonist complained in 1765: “A colonist cannot make a button, a horseshoe, nor a hobnail, but some snooty ironmonger or respectable button maker of Britain shall bawl and squall that his honor’s worship is most egregiously maltreated, injured, cheated, and robbed by the rascally American republicans.”
9 Reflection QuestionsGive three reasons why colonial-British relations soured.How was the 7 Year War similar and different from the other three Wars for Empire?Record two other things that you learned that were new or that you thought were really interesting.
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