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What did the British do to the colonists after the French and Indian War?

Asked by Mark Lloyd on December 28, 2021

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Following the French and Indian War, Britain wanted to control expansion intothe western territories. The King issued the Proclamation of 1763 prohibiting settlements beyond the Appalachian Mountains. They decided to require several kinds of taxes from the colonists to help pay for the French and Indian War.

How many died in the French and Indian War? 2,000 deaths

What was the ultimate result of the Seven Years War? One consequence of the Seven Years' War (1754-1763) was that in the Treaty of Paris, the French lost their colonial possessions in North America and ceded control of most of their territories to England (though Spain claimedLouisiana).

Where was the French and Indian War fought? This article's lead section may be too long forthe length of the article.

Date 1754–1763
Location North America
Result British victory Treaty of Paris (1763)
Territorial changes France cedes New France east of the Mississippi River to Great Britain, retaining Saint Pierre and Miquelon, and transfers Louisiana to Spain