Each protest began for a different reason, however, all involved the discontent that some groups underwent in the colonies. The Paxton Boys felt that the government of colonial Pennsylvania that was mainly controlled by peaceful Quakers, did not do a good enough job in protecting them from Indian uprisings and raids. These Paxton Boys decided to take control of the cituation. Nathanial Bacon a poor ex-indentured servant was extrmely unhappy about the way the colony was being run and he wanted to be able to obtain land as well as get payback on Indians that had raided a nearby area.
Bucklin Family History Wars from — that were important to the development of the United States Wars between — that were important to American colonists: Wikipedia has some great summaries, so, due to their rules of use, below we borrow heavily from Wikipedia.
It mainly took place in the territory of Germany. Beginning as a religious conflict between Protestants and Catholics in the Holy Roman Empire, it gradually developed into a general war involving much of Europe, for reasons not necessarily related to religion. The war marked the culmination of the France-Habsburg rivalry for pre-eminence in Europe, which led to further wars between France and the Habsburg powers.
Episodes of widespread famine and disease devastated the population of the German states and, to a lesser extent, the Low Countries and Italy.
The male population of the German states was reduced by almost half. The population of the Czech lands declined by a third. The Swedish armies alone destroyed 2, castles, 18, villages and 1, towns in Germany, one-third of all German towns. The first and second civil wars pitted the supporters of King Charles I against the supporters of the Long Parliament, while the third war saw fighting between supporters of King Charles II and supporters of the Rump Parliament.
It was more than a secular war, religion played perhaps the major role. For example, the English Civil Wars began when King Charles I tried imposing an Anglican Prayer Book upon Scotland, and when this was met with resistance from the Scotch Covenanters, he needed an army to impose his will.
However, this forced him to call an English Parliament to raise new taxes to pay for the army. The English Parliaments were not willing to grant Charles the revenue he needed to pay for the Scottish expeditionary army unless he addressed their grievances.
By the early s, Charles was in a state of near permanent crisis management. For example, in AugustCharles finally agreed upon terms with the Scotch and their armies invading England, but two months later the Irish Rebellion of broke out, putting him back into financial and political crisis.
The monopoly of the Church of England on Christian worship in England ended with the victors consolidating the established Protestant Ascendancy in Ireland. Read more about the English Civil Wars here.
Wars between – that were important to American colonists: the Thirty Years War ( to ); the three English Civil Wars (); the French and Indian War (); and the American Revolutionary War (). Events in History Timeline created by EmmaRingler. In History. Mar 24, Queen Elizabeth Dies Queen Elizabeth died of blood poisoning. A relative of the Tudors from Scotland became king. It was between the Catholics and the Protestants in Europe. It involved all of Europe except England. May 23, Native American communities did not have the same sense of land ownership that Europeans had; they shared the land they occupied rather than staking a claim. Thus, there was a major cultural difference between the Europeans and the Native Americans, which resulted in major displacements of the latter.
The name refers to the two main enemies of the British: The conflict, the fourth such colonial war between France and Spain on one side, and Great Britain on the other side, resulted in the British conquest of all of New France east of the Mississippi River, as well as Spanish Florida.
The outcome was one of the most significant developments in a century of Anglo-French conflict. Spain lost Florida, but to compensate its ally, Spain, for its loss of Florida, France ceded its control of French Louisiana west of the Mississippi.
Foreign nations, including France and Spain, later allied with the American colonists and still later declared war on Britain. England could hardly risk taking more of their troops to American, at a time when France and Spain could very well have decided to invade England.
In earlyshortly after an American victory at Saratoga where an entire British army surrendered France signed a treaty of alliance with the United States, and declared war on Britain that summer. French involvement proved decisive, with a French naval victory in the Chesapeake leading to the surrender of a second British army at Yorktown in At that point Spain and the Dutch Republic also went to war with Britain over the next two years.
Inthe Treaty of Paris ended the war among the countries, with all recognizing the sovereignty and independence of the United States within the territory bounded by what is now Canada to the north, Florida to the south, and the Mississippi River to the west.Between and , the British colonies continued to evolve.
Plymouth became part of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania changed from being a proprietary to a royal and back to a proprietary colony, and North Carolina was designated to name just a few significant colonial events. Following is a timeline of the key events that occurred between these years.
Large-Scale Native American Deaths Between and Between and , most of the original Native American population vanished. After European conquest, the ways of living for the Native Americans had forever changed, and few had survived large-scale deaths to carry on or learn to live in harmony with the Europeans.
Between and the American Colonies Were Shaken by a Series of "Revolts" That, It Had Been Contended, Were the Result of Tensions in Colonial Society.
Examine the Protests That Took Place in Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, and New York. To understand how America's current balance among national law, local community practice, and individual freedom of belief evolved, it's helpful to understand some of the common experiences and patterns around religion in colonial culture in the period between and Wars between – that were important to American colonists: the Thirty Years War ( to ); the three English Civil Wars (); the French and Indian War (); and the American Revolutionary War ().
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