History Section 3

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Harvard University is founded

1636

The British empire waged 4 wars with the French

1689 - 1763

Nine Years War

1689 - 1697

The Great Awakenings

1700 - 1775

The spread of new religions into the new world

Yale University is founded

1701

Iroquois became neutral between the British and French

1701

In order to keep stability and have these powers rely on them

War of the Spanish Succesion

1702 - 1713

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

French surrendered Acadia (Nova Scotia) to the British

Sir Robert Walpole

1720 - 1730

wanted to end the war with france and preferred stability and peace

Molasses Act

1733

British renewed war with the Spanish

1739

The War of the Austrian Succesion

1744

The french teamed up witht the spanish

William Shirley

1745

assisted by a british naval squadron besieged and captured Louisbourg. A big success!

Louisbourg given back to French

1748

used a bargaining chip, which angers the colonists who fought their butts off the capture.

religious congregations in the new colonies

1750

By 1750 the mainland colonies sustained approximately 1500 local congregations, which suggested that 2/3 of colonial adults were "churched."

Albany Plan of Union

1754

refer to doc

Parliamentary Taxation

1760 - 1766

The Treaty of Paris

1763

Pontiac's Rebellion

1763

Elite colonists felt they could defy the british empire

1775

they were confident and succesful

Start of American Revolution

1775