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3.1 - Revolution (Seven Years War)
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Samuel de Champlain
French explorer who founded Quebec.
The French colonies in America extending from the St. Lawrence River area in modern Quebec province of Canada, to the Great Lakes Region, and down the Mississippi River to Louisiana.
The region around the Ohio River including most of the modern states of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia and (western) Pennsylvania
A gathering of colonial leaders in 1754 to plan coordinated defense against Native American and French attack during the Seven Years War. Some delegates, especially Benjamin Franklin, argued for a unified government for all 13 colonies, but this plan was rejected.
Virginia planter, surveyor, officer in the Seven Years War, leader of the Continental Army in the Revolution, President of the Constitutional Congress and First President of the United States.
A person who measures land to define official boundaries
Makeshift fort build by Washington's men after defeat by the French and Native Americans. The French build Fort Duquesne in its place and it is now the site of the city of Pittsburg.
British general who led the failed attack on Fort Duquesne. He died in the battle.
French fort built at the junction of the Monongahela and Allegany Rivers where they meet to form the Ohio River.
British member of parliament who led Britain to victory in the Seven Years War.
Fall of Montreal
Conclusive battle of the Seven Years War in America. General Wolfe's daring attack successfully surprised the defenses of the Marquis de Montcalm at the Plains of Abraham.
British name given to the captured French Fort Duquesne. It is now the site of Pittsburg.
Treaty of Paris of 1763
Treaty that ended the Seven Years War. France gave all of its mainland North American territory to Britain including Canada and all the lands between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River.
Nickname for British soldiers.
People who illegally imported or exported products. In the colonial era this was done to avoid paying import duties and mercantilist laws.
Proclamation of 1763
Royal order which forbade American colonists from moving over the Appalachian Mountains. It was passed in order to avoid conflict with Native Americans but was widely ignored.
What are the 2 parts of the Constitution - 2
What does the writer mean when he says "Americans must rule America"?
Frydman and Jenter (2010) argue that the particular rise in CEO compensation was likely due to firms trying to avoid the principle-agent problem. What is the typical principle agent problem with CEO compensation that existed before the modern period?
Which state lead the way in public school reform?
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