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CLEP Western Civilization II: Empires And War

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1. The King the the colonists revolted against.

2. Assisted American in the their revolution - mainly to see Britain beat.

3. Lands where France and Britain fought for power and money.

4. Plundered Spain's ships. found approval with the English government.

5. Pirates made legal by the government

6. 1763. Ended the French and Indian War. Britain got the land east of the Mississippi. Canada got the Ohioi River Valley.

7. Nations should use their money - time - etc. on what they can do well - and let the other nations do what they cannot do as well.

8. British East India Company had financial problems so they raised the price of tea. Thus - colonists in America showed their dissagreement in 1773. Even though Britain lost the American Revolution they were still the most powerful nation.

9. France supported the aggresion of Prussia towards Austria. Austria was weakened and France was happy. Meanwhile - Britain was worried about France taking the Netherlands away from Austria - so France and Britain went to war. In 1744 France helped Spa

10. In 1739 British Parliment pressured Prime Minister Walpole to attack Spain.

11. (1756-1763) Prussia and Britain were allies after the Convention of Westminster. Of course it was Britain and France fighting again.

12. Ended War of Austian Succession.

13. Americans were forbidden to move west of the Appalachians by Britain.

14. Bascially the belief that the amount of wealth in the world is limited.

15. The secretary of state in Britain. Wanted to get America east of the Mississippi.

16. The british and French attempts at making India a colony.

17. The chief minister of Louis XIV. Explored mercantilism.

18. Coincided with the Seven Years' War. Started when George Washington attacked the French in Ohio. French defeat happened on the Plains of Abraham