Episode 016: Treaty of Paris & Wilkes Affair

October 29, 2017

The French try for one last land claim in North America at the Battle of Signal Hill.  Following the end of combat, the British army in America shrinks, removing men and money from the colonies.  Britain finally ends the Seven Years War with France and Spain through the Treaty of Paris in 1763.  British politician John Wilkes learns the hard way that although the King has gotten involved in politics, you cannot criticize the King like any other politician.  He goes on to become a hero for the cause of British liberities.

 

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