How Did Britain Deal With The French Empire

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Britain’s success in defeating the French empire led to future failures in dealing with its colonial subjects because they had instated unwanted taxes upon the colonists and had established the Proclamation of 1763 which prohibited anyone from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains. The proclamation was meant to work out the hostilities with the Indians. However colonists saw it as another way to oppress against them. Then taxes were made to help fund the British military after and during the French and Indian War. But in the end, the taxes infuriated a good portion of the colonist and this led to a bit of rebellion. For example, taxes on tea led to “The Boston Tea Party.” It all began when the French had settled into the Ohio River Valley. Not settling in alone mind you, but along with the Indians. The French became allies and lived with the Indians, as apposed to the British, who would kick the Indians out of their way completely. Now you see when it comes to The British vs. The French not only does the French have there own military, but they also have the help of there allies the Indians. However, the French were still greatly outnumbered. So what…show more content…
The French and Indian war was only the first of a series of 4 wars. One of which was the Pontiac Rebellion. It began in 1763 and lasted till 1766. It was led by Chief Pontiac of the Indians, against colonial settlements on the western frontier. You see, the French had kept a friendly relationship with the Indians throughout the years, but instead of the British settling with the Indians like the French, they would kick them out of the way completely. The Natives were angered by the Westward movement of the Europeans and how they refused to offer gifts of gratitude. After failing to persuade some of the tribes farther west and south to join him in rebellion, Pontiac finally completed in 1766 a treaty and was pardoned by the

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