• French And Indian War Summary
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    The French and Indian War, a colonial extension of the Seven Years War that ravaged Europe from 1756 to 1763, was the bloodiest American war in the 18 th century. It took more lives than the American Revolution, involved people on three continents, including the Caribbean. The war was the product of an imperial struggle, a clash between the French and English over colonial territory and wealth. Within these global forces, the war can also be seen as a product of the localized rivalry between Bri...
  • Indian War French Settlers Spanish
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    There were numerous effects of the French and Indian War; the Peace of Paris of 1763 ended the French and Indian War, closing all French power in North America. With the Death of King George II, the new English king, King George the III, wanted to put an end to the French and Indian War, pursuing peace and agreement. With this agreement, the Peace of Paris of 1763, came many stipulations. The French lost all of their land in North America. Many of the area settlers were forced to leave their hom...
  • The Importance Of Empire To Vichy France
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    France's Third Republic had fallen less than a year after the beginning of the Second World War. Much of France itself was occupied by German forces and a quasi-fascist French government was set up at Vichy under World War I hero Marshal Phillipe Petain. Although it was not apparent at the time, an even more dramatic change had been set into motion by these events. The existing system of colonial economic dependence was torn to pieces as French administrations around the world attempted to decid...
  • World War I French Germans 000
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    World War I Nothing was a bigger disaster than what happened in World War I. This was such a bad war because everyone in the world has allies, and the allies are in oath to help there ally when things get rough or that country is going to war. What I am here to inform you about is how one of the major countries and why one of the biggest powers in the world played a big part in World War I. This country is no other than France, a country who has a lot of say in Europe, and has many allies throug...
  • French Fur Trade Trading Natives Tribes
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    The French Fur Trade Beginning in the mid sixteenth century, French explorers were able to establish a powerful and lasting presence in what is now the Northern United States and Canada. The explorers placed much emphasis on searching and colonizing the area surrounding the St. Lawrence River "which gave access to the Great Lakes and the heart of the continent" (Microsoft p? ). They began exploring the area around 1540 and had early interactions with many of the Natives, which made communication...
  • The Hundred Years War
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    THE HUNDRED YEARS' WAR 1337-1453 The Hundred Years War was the last great medieval war. It was a war not just between Kings, but lesser nobles were also able to pursue their own personal agendas while participating in the larger conflict. Future wars saw far less factionalism, at least on the scale found in medieval conflicts. The Hundred Years War was actually dozens of little wars and hundreds of battles and sieges that went on for over a century until both sides were exhausted. While neither ...
  • Why Did The French Loose The War In Vietnam
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    Q. Why did the French loose the war in Vietnam? In April of 1956 the last remaining French troops would leave Vietnam. After over 200 years of influence and rule, the French at last realized that the occupation and control of Vietnam was an unreachable goal. In consideration of the many blunders (both militarily and political), and the outright ignorance of the French high command, any efforts to stabilize Vietnamese nationalism and to maintain french rule over Vietnam were thwarted. Thus the Fr...
  • The French And Indian War
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    The French and Indian War The French and Indian War was fought on July 9, 1755. This battle took place at Fort Duquesne, in western Pennsylvania, which was one of the many French forts in the Ohio Valley. The fight was between the English army, which was led by General Edward Braddock and the French army, which was led by CaptainBeaujeau. The English army included 1, 750 British regulars and 450 colonial militia. The French army, which included Indians, included less than 1, 000 men. The Englis...
  • Language Conflict In And
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    The conflict in Canada between the people who speak French and those who speak English can trace its roots to Colonial times. Since Canada was originally a French colony, the majority of the people originally spoke French. In 1760, during the French Indian War, England gained control of Canada. This led to a large number of English speaking settlers who eventually became more numerous that the original French speaking settlers. Two distinct cultural groups evolved the French, mostly in Quebec, ...
  • The French And Indian War
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    The French and Indian War The French and Indian war raged from 1754 to 1763. Its roots began long before the first shot was fired, about 100 years before between the French and the English. The French and Indian War was not fought between the French and the Indians, but the two allied with the Canadians against the English. It was the catalyst for the Seven Years War, from 1756-1763, which was brought over into Europe, the Carnatic Wars, and it eventually lead to the American Revolution. By the ...
  • Napoleon French People France
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    Napoleon Bonaparte once said, "Nothing has been simpler than my elevation... It is owing to the peculiarities of the time." Coming to power at a time of instability and disorder in France immediately following the French Revolution, Napoleon quickly established himself as the political leader and military power behind France. Easily and efficiently overthrowing the poorly managed Directory, Napoleon established a three man governing body referred to as the Consulate. Naming himself Consul for Li...
  • French And German Constitution
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    The executive in the French Vth Republic and the executive in the Federal republic in Germany have a few similarities and many differences. Since the French Vth constitution was tailor made by DeGaulle's himself, the executive in this republic is very strong and authoritative. However, the executive in the Federal Republic of Germany, (the Bundesrepublik- Germany after 1945) was made up to prevent another Hitler from raising up, so it is very weak and is more of an executive figurehead. The posi...
  • French Rev Revolution France American
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    The year 1989 marks the 200 th anniversary of the French Revolution. To celebrate, the French government is throwing its biggest party in at least 100 years, to last all year. In the United States, an American Committee on the French Revolution has been set up to coordinate programs on this side of the Atlantic, emphasizing the theme, "France and America: Partners in Liberty." But were the French and American Revolutions really similar On the surface, there were parallels. Yet over the past two ...
  • French Fur Trade Trading Tribes Natives
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    The French Fur Trade Beginning in the mid sixteenth century, French explorers were able to establish a powerful and lasting presence in what is now the Northern United States and Canada. The explorers placed much emphasis on searching and colonizing the area surrounding the St. Lawrence River which gave access to the Great Lakes and the heart of the continent (Microsoft p). They began exploring the area around 1540 and had early interactions with many of the Natives, which made communication eas...
  • 30 Year War French Protestants Period
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    Why Would France, a Catholic power, help Protestants in the Thirty Years War The Thirty Years War was a time of great religious conflict. The Calvinists opposed the Lutherans and the Catholics opposed the Protestants. Each side had no tolerance for the other and felt a deep hatred for them. The war consisted of four stages, or periods. The first of these stages was the Bohemian period. When Ferdinand came to power, in Bohemia, he immediately abolished religious freedom. The Protestant nobility,...
  • Events Leading Up To The Vietnam War
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    History of Foreign Intervention Vietnam, bordered by China to the north, Laos to the west and northwest, and Cambodia (now Kampuchea) to the southwest, is an S-shaped country no bigger than the state of Florida. Vietnam occupies the eastern coast of the Indochinese Peninsula. For thousands of years the people of Vietnam have lived with constant foreign intervention and colonization (by the French). For two thousand years before the French established colonial rule in 1887, the Vietnamese people ...
  • Disney In France French Park Government
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    Unfortunately, from the beginning, the project was troublesome. Negotiations with the French government were difficult. Disney committed a string of cultural miscues. There was a backlash in France, particularly from Parisian intellectuals, who attacked the transportation of Disney's dream world as an assault on French culture. French farmers used the opening of the park as an occasion for staging a protest against the U. S. government for its insistence that French agricultural subsidies be cu...
  • Boycott French American Americans Goods
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    In a quasi-patriotic move to show France our discontent with the lack of support they are providing in the war effort, some Americans are going to boycott all things French. The scope of this assignment is to give an overview of the American idea to boycott French goods and services over the ongoing conflict in Iraq. This will summarize American Targets, French response, and possible effects caused by this conflict. In 2001 $30. 30 Billion of commodities were exported to all United States ports ...
  • Charles De Gaulle And The Free French Movement
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    Charles de Gaulle's Free French Movement in 1941 was the leading reason that the Nazis did not over-take Paris during World War II. De Gaulle's courage and patriotism made him the leader of the resistance. At the end of the war, he was honored by General Eisenhower for liberating the official city. On June 18, 1940, soon after he fled France, Charles de Gaulle spoke to the French people from London on BBC radio. Although the British cabinet tried to block his speech, Winston Churchill over ruled...
  • American And French Revolution Revolutions Differently Government
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    American and French Revolution Essay By Jara d Legar d Why did the American and French Revolutions end differently? In some ways, the American and French Revolutions resembled each other. They both used the Enlightenment ideas. They both argued about human rights, equality before the law, and they both turned from a king's rule to republican government. Yet, the revolutions turned out very differently (American and French Revolution). The American Revolution (1776-1789) ended in a stable, repub...