Treaty of Paris Summary

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Treaty of Paris The Treaty of Paris of 1763 was a treaty that officially ended the French and Indian War. This treaty was signed on February 10, 1763 by England, France, and Spain. The French and Indian War was a more wide European conflict in which England and Prussia went against France, Austria, Russia and Spain. The major cause of the war was the struggle for territorial expansion among the land west of the Appalachian Mountains, know then as the Ohio Territory.This war was also known as the Seven Years War and The Treaty of Paris concluded it. During the Treaty of Paris in 1763, France lost Canada and all claims to the territory east of the Mississippi to Great Britain, but gained back Martinique and Guadeloupe. The British empire had had kicked the hated French out of North America, claiming territory over French Canada and all the territory east of the Mississippi River. The Americans saw this as a great opportunity to expand westward, of the Appalachian Mounts without fear of the French any more. Seeing this as in opportunity to gain more freedom from the English parental rule. Yet the British had the opposite in mind, the British were now concentrating more on their American colonies, and planned to levy more taxes to gain more revenue for all the loss during American wars and balance national debt of England. This disagreement would end an era of salutary neglect, under which colonist had relative freedom. After imposing regulations on the English Mercantile system on what could and could not be grown in American colonies, and placing limits on what could be bought. On the insistence of France, in East India the French were permitted to return to their posts, but they were forbidden to maintain troops or build forts in Bengal; India virtually passed to Great Britain. In Africa France yielded Senegal to Great Britain. Cuba and the Philippines were
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