Glossary of Chapter 5 History Test
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- King Williams War
- [started when the French invaded the strongly Protestant German ][Louis against their alliance England]
- Queen Ann's war
- When Louis XIV attempted to extend his control over Spain by supporting his grandson as king
- King George's War
- British access to the West Indies trade as a result of the Utrecht caused tension with the Spanish.
- George Washington
- 22 year old Virginia colonial. Led men towards the forks of the Ohio River.
- Fort Duquesne
- A fort at the Forks of the Ohio built by the French.
- Guerilla Warfare
- Sudden, surprise attacks by small groups from hidden positions.
- Albany congress
- attempted to establish political unnity when it met at Albany, New York in June 1754.
- French catholics living in British-held Nova Scotia.
- Edward Braddock
- General who sent was sent to help Washington by British to defeat French at Fort Dequesne.
- Marquis de Montcalm
- A talented soilder and commander, engineered a series of stinging defeats on the British. Sent by French to command American forces.
- William Pitt
- Became Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1757
- James Wolfe
- General for Britain, won them the mouth of the St. Lawrence River.
- Battle of the Plains of Abraham
- British routed the French.
- Treaty of Paris
- (1763) removed French influence dramatically in North America. Britain gained control.
- Ottawa Indian Chief who formed a confederacy of Indian Tribes. Raged wars against Britain.
- Power of the Purse
- the salaries for royal officials, military appropriations and taxes had to pass the scrutiny of elected office holders.
- Proclomation Line of 1763
- Forbade the colonist to settle beyond the Apps. Mnts.
- Stamp Act Congress
- Levied the first internal tax. Newspapers, diplomas, legal/commercial docs.
- Sons of Liberty
- people who opposed the taxes and based themselves off of Barres speech.
- Refusals to buy British goods.
- Boston Massacre
- 5 men shot by British troops
- French colonies
- claimed land rather than colonized, Frontiers in dense forest, Friends with Indians.
- British colonies
- colonized & had larger population, Frotiers were out in the open, not friends with Indians.
- French advantage
- Used Guerrilla warfare
- French disadvantage
- Small population
- British advantage
- outnumbered French 20:1
- British disadvantage
- lack of untiy among colonies
- Quartering Act
- Had to allow British soilders a place in your home and food.
- Sugar Act
- Molassas, coffee,sugar
- Townshend Act
- tea, paint, glass, lead.
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