These revolutions followed the American and French Revolutions, which had profound effects on the Spanish, Portuguese and French colonies in the Americans. Simon Bolivar was an influence of the Latin American Revolution. His goals were to mold the former Spanish colonies of South America into a confederation just like the U.S. The Latin American War of Independence comprised numerous wars and conflicts which took place between 1808 - 1829. He fought against Spanish rule in 1811 with the inspiration of George Washington.
The Scratch of a Pen The year of 1763 marked an important year in the transformation of North America. This year marked many struggles in America between the Indians, British, Spanish, French, and the colonist. The events of 1763 not only redrew the political map of North America, but the also changed its human geography. Diseases and wars over power and land were the main causes for death and confrontations throughout this book since everybody wanted to gain control these vast lands. During this period of time Benjamin Franklin described, “everything seems in this country, once the land of peace and order, to be running fast into anarchy and confusion.” In the book this is clearly apparent with the power balances between colonist, natives and the present British army.
Gordon Wood’s The Radicalism of the American Revolution provided an interesting and insightful view into the changes that were wrought by the struggle to create a republic on North American soil. Wood’s central thesis was that the political reform movement ushered in by the Revolution caused a deep social revolution, which changed the nature of American society and had a powerful impact on everything that the United States has undertaken throughout its entire existence. According to Wood, the Revolution caused America to run through several different phases of development, moving from the social organization of a monarchical society to that of a republican society and finally ending up as a democratic society that ultimately distressed many of the Revolution’s leaders. Wood claimed that the political reorganization in America changed how citizens viewed one another and had a subtle, but deep and profound change on their social relationships. Further, the American Revolution was a radical movement that changed the world in a way that shook it to its foundations by challenging the concept of aristocracy in the Western World that had existed for two thousand years and completely changed the political and social landscape in the United States and the world forever.
As the war continued on Britain would eventually will the fight and take control of what was known as the Ohio River Valley as well as land in Canada. This was an unwelcomed war by the colonists that lead to questionable decisions from the British government. The British government faced two main problems after winning the French Indian War that the colonies were starting to come very independent and
In France, Canada, and Britain its called the Seven Years Wars. - The French and Indian War( 1754-1763), Acknowledged by Britain and war becomes global in 1756. This is a war that started in the Americas. War starts for dispute over the Ohio Valley which was claimed by the Virginia colony. - First
French and Indian War DBQ The French and Indian War began in 1754 and ended in 1763. The name “French and Indian War,” was one later adopted by the Americans and the British. Relations between Britain and its American colonies were substantially altered politically, ideologically, and economically in many ways. The relationship was altered politically due to Britain’s control of the entire eastern coastline, economically on how British policies after 1763 were designed to raise revenue to pay for the cost of the empire, and ideologically in the loyalty of the American colonists. From a political standpoint, the Americans and the British did not see eye-to-eye.
Explain how the colonies shifted from the notion of being included in the British Empire to the idea that being in it was a threat to their freedom. In the middle part of the 1760s, the British government was still trying to get over the effects of the Seven Years War. Although the war had resulted in a victory for the English, dominating the eastern half of North America, it had cost a lot of money, much of it spent on military campaigns in North America. It had been determined that conflicts between the colonists and the Indians (assisted by the remaining French settlers in the region), required the continuous guarding by British troops in North America. (1) By the end of 1763, the total yearly expense was so great
For example, during King William's (1689–97), Queen Anne's (1702–13), and King George's (1744–48) Wars, the French supported Algonquian raids against the English colonies, while New England's domesticated Indians and certain Iroquoian allies aided the English. In the French and Indian War, the French and their mostly Algonquian allies initially made impressive strides toward controlling the Ohio Valley, beginning with Braddock's Defeat (1755), only to be overcome by the more numerous English and their Iroquoian supporters. Indians fought as European allies in these wars to advance their own perceived interests in acquiring weapons and other trade goods and captives for adoption, status, or revenge. Until the end of the French and Indian War, Indians succeeded in using these imperial contests to preserve their freedom of
The French and Indian War resulted from ongoing tensions in North America as both French and British as well as the colonists attempted to extend each country’s territory. The war pitted France, French colonists, and their Native allies against Great Britain, the Anglo-American colonists and the Iroquois Confederacy. Before the outbreak of war, the British controlled the 13 colonies up to the Appalachian Mountains, but beyond that was New France, a very large and not so settled colony that stretched from Louisiana through the Mississippi Valley and up to the Great Lakes into Canada. The border between French and British territories was not very well defined, and one of the disputed territories was the upper Ohio River valley. The French built
This fosters the fragmentation of society: communities fall apart, there are land disputes left and right, and seeing all of this, Britain begins to take firm control of its empire, passing the Proclamation of 1763. Among of this turmoil, the frontiersmen begin to feel misrepresented in the government. All this agitation breaks out in the delegitimization of the colonial authority, causing everyone to point fingers at Parliament, and more easily, King George III. However, British officials did, or could do, very little to ease the stress present. Another core cause examined is economic expansion.