Political Traditions Are Brought From England
Colonization in North America
France was Englands main rival for colonies in
North America its claim included the Great Lakes,
St. Lawrence River valley, and entire Mississippi
England took over the Dutch colonies at New
Netherland (later re-named New York) by 1664.
Great Britain acquired French territories in Canada
and Great Lakes region after French and Indian War
ended in 1763.
By early 1770s eve of American Revolution
Britain dominated all of North America east of