Social Studies - 2018-19
VUS.4a - French and Indian War
The student will apply social science skills to understand the issues and events leading to and during the Revolutionary Period by
a) describing the results of the French and Indian War;
Unit Essential Questions
How do systems, ideas, or beliefs change over time?
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How does democracy shape the American experience?
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
The French and Indian War was a component of a wider struggle between European powers. It resulted in British dominance of North America and increased tensions between Britain and its North American colonies.
The French and Indian War
Caused by conflict between Britain and France over territory and resources
Was the first step on the road to the American Revolution
Colonials, including military leader George Washington, participated in the British war effort
Results of the French and Indian War
Terms of the Treaty of Paris, 1763
British war debt
Increased tension between Britain and its colonies resulted as Britain shifted from its policy of salutary neglect to a more active role in colonial affairs beginning with the Proclamation of 1763
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Declaration of Independence
French and Indian War
Boston Tea Party
First Continental Congress
Treaty of Alliance with France
Battle of Yorktown
Proclamation of 1763
Lexington and Concord