Question and answer
What was the overall impact of the French and Indian War, specifically on Pennsylvania, and the Thirteen Colonies in general?
The French and Indian War was a war fought by proxy through Native Americans, who were forced to ally with either England or France. The war was one of a continuing chain of conflicts in North America, stretching back more than a century. [ Some wars were fought between Native Americans vs. colonists and others between the colonists of different European nations. The French strategy was to
create trading stations to acquire furs from Native Americans, in contrast to the English strategy to flood the colony with Protestant immigrants who would be loyal to England in any fight with Spain/France. The failure of the French to establish colonies on the Atlantic seaboard south of the Saint Lawrence River, and their slow occupation of the Ohio River and Mississippi River valleys, ultimately allowed the English to gain control of the North American continent. In 1753, the French established military bases on the southern edge of Lake Ontario and in what today is northern Pennsylvania. In late 1753, Lord Dinwiddie sent George Washington to notify Legardeur de St. Pierre at Fort de la Rivière au Boeuf that the French had encroached into territory claimed by the English. Part of the English claim to the Ohio River territory was based on the 1744 Treaty of Lancaster. After the Iroquois supposedly "sold" their claim to that land, the Ohio Company obtained a land grant to much of what is modern-day Ohio. After Lord Dinwiddie gave Washington the assignment to travel to Fort Le Boeuf, Washington hired Christopher Gist to serve as his guide. Together with Indian allies, the two Virginians reached the French headquarters near Lake Erie (modern-day New Waterford, Pennsylvania) despite the November snow and ice. - -continue reading at thanks for using weegy! ]
Expert answered|krheanna|Points 42|
Question
Asked 9/14/2012 6:30:00 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
20,728,264 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What is the slope of a line that runs parallel to y = x + 14? a0
Weegy: The slope of the graph of y = x is 1. User: What is the value of x if a rectangle has a perimeter of 50, a ...
5/5/2015 9:42:50 AM| 4 Answers
Which of the following equations will make a V-shaped graph? y = ...
Weegy: Please use the link below to see a graph of function y=4(3)^x User: All of the following points lie on the ...
5/5/2015 9:48:20 AM| 4 Answers
What is a catalyst defined as?
5/4/2015 8:16:34 AM| 3 Answers
Find the sum of the given polynomials. 2mn + 4n 2 and 5m 2 - 7mn
Weegy: 2mn + 4n2 + 5m2 - 7mn = (c)5m2- 5mn+ 4n2 User: Reduce -8 + b 2 by 5 + b 2. User: Reduce -8 + b^2 by 5 + b^2. ...
5/4/2015 10:44:02 AM| 3 Answers
2x 2 - 2x - 1 = 0
Weegy: (2x - 1)(x + 5) = 0; 2x - 1 = 0; 2x = 0 + 1; 2x = 1; x = 1/2; x + 5 = 0; x = 0 - 5; x = -5; the solution ...
5/4/2015 11:57:49 AM| 3 Answers
solve: 14(-9-4m)=42
Weegy: 42/14 = 3/1 = 3 User: -1=1/2h-7-3/4h Weegy: -1 = 1/2h -7 - 3/4h -1 + 7 = 1/2h - 3/4h; 6 = 1/2h - 3/4h; 6 ...
5/4/2015 6:43:34 AM| 2 Answers
How often are you wrong weegy?
Weegy: It all depends on who the expert that is answering the question. Also auto- answering is previous expert answer ...
5/4/2015 10:11:13 AM| 2 Answers
Find the product. -a 2 b 2 c 2(a + b - c)
Weegy: -a^2 b^2 c^2(a + b - c) = -a^3b^2c^2 - a^2b^3c^2 + a^2b^2c^3 User: Find the product. - y(2y 3 - 8) ...
5/4/2015 10:59:37 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 207 [Total 737]| Ratings 0| Comments 207| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
Points 87 [Total 479]| Ratings 1| Comments 77| Invitations 0|Online
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
Points 50 [Total 8796]| Ratings 0| Comments 50| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 44 [Total 8227]| Ratings 0| Comments 44| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 21 [Total 29]| Ratings 0| Comments 21| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 11 [Total 3765]| Ratings 0| Comments 11| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 179]| Ratings 1| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 3 [Total 23]| Ratings 0| Comments 3| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 1]| Ratings 0| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 1]| Ratings 0| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.