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French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

-War between most of the Native Americans & French v. some of the Native Americans and the British

Treaty of Paris

1763

-Britain gets all of North America east of the Mississippi.

Proclamation of 1763

1763

-King raised taxes on colonists to pay off the debt from the war
-1st action leading to the American Revolution.

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

-War between Americans and British
-Americans fought for their independence

Battle of Saratoga

October 7, 1777

-Turning point of the American Revolution
-B/c of this victory, France and Spain decided to help the Americans

Battle of Yorktown

October 1781

-The British were surrounded: French ships on harbor blocking British ships from helping; Soldiers on land blocking the French soldiers
-October 19: General Cornwallis surrendered b/c no help came