Proclamation of 1763
Spring of 1763
Chief Pontiac of the Ottawa people decided to start a war with England. The war took place Britain broke a treaty by moving into western Pennsylvania, but the British didn't want to pay for another war. Therefore, in October 1763, King George III issued the ̈ proclamation of 1763 ̈, which drew a north-south line along the Appalachian Mountains.