British America

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British America comprised the British Empire's colonial territories in North America, Bermuda, Central America, the Caribbean, and Guyana from 1607 to 1783.wikipedia
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Thirteen Colonies

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The American colonies were formally known as British America and the British West Indies before 1776, when the Thirteen Colonies declared their independence in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) and formed the United States of America.
They were part of Britain's possessions in the New World, which also included colonies in Canada, the Caribbean, and the Floridas.

French and Indian War

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British America gained large amounts of new territory following the Treaty of Paris (1763) which ended the French and Indian War in America, and ended British involvement in the Seven Years' War in Europe.
The French and Indian War (1754–1763) pitted the colonies of British America against those of New France, each side supported by military units from the parent country and by American Indian allies.

Great Britain in the Seven Years' War

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British America gained large amounts of new territory following the Treaty of Paris (1763) which ended the French and Indian War in America, and ended British involvement in the Seven Years' War in Europe.
It also directed the military strategy of its various colonies around the world including British America.

New England Colonies

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New England Colonies:
The New England Colonies of British America included Connecticut Colony, the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Massachusetts Bay Colony, and the Province of New Hampshire, as well as a few smaller short-lived colonies.

Middle Colonies

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Middle Colonies:
The Middle Colonies were five 1/2 of the thirteen colonies in British America, located between the New England Colonies and the Southern Colonies.

Southern Colonies

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Southern Colonies:
The Southern Colonies within British America consisted of the Province of Maryland, the Colony of Virginia,

Board of Trade

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In London beginning in 1660, all colonies were governed through a state department known as the Southern Department, and a committee of the Privy Council called the Board of Trade and Plantations.
Between 1696 and 1782 the Board of Trade, in partnership with the various secretaries of state over that time, held responsible for colonial affairs, particularly in British America.

Province of Georgia

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Province of Georgia
The Province of Georgia (also Georgia Colony) was one of the Southern colonies in British America.

Province of South Carolina

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Province of South Carolina
The Province of South Carolina (also known as the South Carolina Colony) was originally part of the Province of Carolina in British America, which was chartered by eight Lords Proprietor in 1663.

British North America

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After that, the term British North America was used to describe the remainder of Britain's continental North American possessions.
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Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

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Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
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Seven Years' War

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Several British colonies and territories were ruled by Britain from 1763 after the Seven Years' War, but were ceded to Spain (the Floridas) or the United States (the Indian Reserve and Southwestern Quebec).

Former colonies and territories in Canada

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Former colonies and territories in Canada
British America (Colonial America) – (1607 to 1783) – List of Hudson's Bay Company trading posts

American Revolutionary War

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The American colonies were formally known as British America and the British West Indies before 1776, when the Thirteen Colonies declared their independence in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) and formed the United States of America.

Report on the Affairs of British North America

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That term was first used informally in 1783 by the end of the American Revolution, but it was uncommon before the Report on the Affairs of British North America (1839), called the Durham Report.

Treaty of Paris (1763)

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British America gained large amounts of new territory following the Treaty of Paris (1763) which ended the French and Indian War in America, and ended British involvement in the Seven Years' War in Europe.

New Spain

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At the start of the Revolutionary War in 1775, the British Empire included 20 colonies north and east of New Spain, including areas of Mexico and the Western United States.

East Florida

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East and West Florida were ceded to the Kingdom of Spain in the Treaty of Paris (1783) which ended the American Revolution, and then ceded by Spain to the United States in 1819 after treaty negotiations to settle the old southwest border with Spanish Florida (eastern Louisiana, southern Alabama, Mississippi, and western Georgia).

West Florida

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East and West Florida were ceded to the Kingdom of Spain in the Treaty of Paris (1783) which ended the American Revolution, and then ceded by Spain to the United States in 1819 after treaty negotiations to settle the old southwest border with Spanish Florida (eastern Louisiana, southern Alabama, Mississippi, and western Georgia).

Treaty of Paris (1783)

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East and West Florida were ceded to the Kingdom of Spain in the Treaty of Paris (1783) which ended the American Revolution, and then ceded by Spain to the United States in 1819 after treaty negotiations to settle the old southwest border with Spanish Florida (eastern Louisiana, southern Alabama, Mississippi, and western Georgia).

Spanish Florida

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East and West Florida were ceded to the Kingdom of Spain in the Treaty of Paris (1783) which ended the American Revolution, and then ceded by Spain to the United States in 1819 after treaty negotiations to settle the old southwest border with Spanish Florida (eastern Louisiana, southern Alabama, Mississippi, and western Georgia).

Dominion of Newfoundland

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The Dominion of Newfoundland to the east joined Canada in 1949.

Charles I of England

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They were granted commercial charters by King James I, King Charles I, Parliament, and King Charles II.

Charles II of England

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They were granted commercial charters by King James I, King Charles I, Parliament, and King Charles II.

James River

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The first permanent settlement was founded in 1607 on the James River at Jamestown, Virginia upstream from Chesapeake Bay by the London Company.