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In 1776 after the Battles at Lexington and Concord, Thomas Paine would publish this pamphlet in which he attacked the British monarchy and urged the American colonists to seek independenace from Great Britain
Diplomatic Revolution of 1756
Due to the French and Indian War in North America a dramatic shift of alliances between European countries would occur in 1756, a process known as this. It saw former enemies Austria and France form a defensive alliance while Great Britain and Prussia would also form their own separate defensive alliance with each other.
Frederick II (of Prussia)
The War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) would be fought at the same time [as war of Jenkin's Ear] in central and eastern Europe. This was began when he ignored the provisions of the Prgamatic Sanction and attacked the newly crowned Empress of the Austrian Empire, Maria Theresa.
One of the principles associated with _____________ is the need for a nation to maintain a favorable balance of trade and acquire as much gold and silver bullion as possible. Another principle was the colonies existed to provide markets and natural resources for the industries of the home country.
Louis Joseph de Montcalm
The most decisive battle of the French and Indian War would occur on the Plains of Abraham outside the walls of Quebec City. In September 1759 the British forces under General James Wolfe defeated the French forces commanded by _____ ______ __ ________. Wolfe was mortally wounded during this battle
In 1776, after the Battles at Lexington and Concord, he would publish the pamphlet Common Sense in which he attacked the British monarchy and urged the American colonists to seek independence from Great Britain.
Maria Theresa (of Austria)
the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) begun when Frederick II of Prussia ignored the provisions of the Pragmatic Sanction and attacked this newly crowned Empress of the Austrian Empire. At the conclusion of the war the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle awarded Silesia to Prussia but she was able to hold on to the rest of the Austrian Empire
At the conclusion of the War of the Austrian Succession the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle awarded this land to Prussia
War of Jenkin's Ear (1739-1748)
fought between Great Britain and Spain over the issue of Spain attempting to maintain a trade monopoly with its colonies in the West Indies. THe British resented Spanish interference in their trade and were determined to stop it.
The most decisive battle of the French and Indian War would occur on the Plains of Abraham outside the walls of Quebec City. In September 1759 the British forces under General _____ _____ defeated the French forces commanded by General Louis Joseph de Montcalm. _____ was mortally wounded buring this British victory.
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