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Chapter 7-Spanish Louisiana-Section 1
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For as long as ________ countries had been in North America there had been ________ among those nations for control of the continent.
That ______________________, particularly between France and England,
eventually resulted in open ______________________.
By the 1750s, the ______________________ had begun to make territorial
______________________ in the heart of North America.
Their plan was to take control of the _______ _______________ and to establish
settlements along a route that linked Louisiana with their colony called ___________________________ (Canada).
fur trade, New France
At the same time, ________________ colonists were moving further west, in search of new lands to settle. Many also wanted to _____________________ the fur trade.
In 1754, these competing ______________________ resulted in open conflict between ______________________ and ______________________ forces.
claims, French, English
War was formally declared between the two nations in ______ and did not end until ______.
The British referred to it as the ___________________ ______ _____________
______, because those were the parties they were fighting.
French and Indian War
Spain hesitated at first but eventually joined the conflict on the side of the _________.
Sensing the defeat that was to come, France took steps to keep Louisiana out of British
hands by secretly transferring the colony to Spain before peace negotiations began. This
1762 agreement was called the ___________ _____ ______________________.
Treaty of Fontainbleu
Even though Louisiana was an economic disaster for France, Spain hoped that the
colony would keep the ______________________ from moving toward their silver
mines in ______________________.
The war formally ended with the __________________ _____ _____________
_____ ___________. In the final settlement, ____________ lost all that remained
of its North American holdings, keeping only control of a few Caribbean islands.
Treaty of Paris of 1763, France
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