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Proclamation of 1763, Purpose and Effects

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Explain the purpose of the Proclamation of 1763. Was the proclamation effective? Why or why not? How did colonials, natives, and the British react to both the Proclamation and its effects?

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Consider the issue of the Natives. In the French and Indian War, the Natives were treated almost entirely (and surprisingly) as independent nations of full stature. They were bargained with, held in esteem, traded amongst as equals, and given regard as to their own self-interests when striking military alliances. This last part is ...

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The purpose and effects of the Proclamation of 1763 are touched upon briefly, to cover reactions by Natives, British and colonist peoples.