French authorities surrendering Montreal to British forces in 1760.
American History

Recovering Britain’s War Debt: Whigs and the Stamp Act

May 25, 2020

To finance the war against France in North America, Britain amassed a war debt of over ₤122 million. George Grenville’s Stamp Act was meant to recover the money from the colonies, but he had severely underestimated the opposition to the Stamp Act in America. […]

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American History

The Effects of the Great Awakening in America

April 26, 2020

The effects of the Great Awakening are seen throughout American history. The Awakening pioneered a new way for Americans to deal with nation-wide crises. Read on to see how a religious revival bore an effect so enormous. […]

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American History

The Leaders of the Great Awakening

April 26, 2020

The Great Awakening was first a religious, and later a political movement, which revived interest in religion in the English colonies in America. […]

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