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Matching Articles"English Warfare" (Total 13)
The 16th Century International Fishery
More Europeans at the end of the 15th century were engaged in fishing than in any other occupation except farming.
The English Migratory Fishery and Trade in the 17th Century
The basic characteristics of the migratory fishery did not change very much in the 300 years of its existence.
The Seven Years' War, 1756-1763.
Information about the Seven Years War, the long-expected war that broke out in May 1756.
The Nine Years' War, 1689-1697
This first episode in the long contest between England and France is also known as King William's War, and as the War of the Grand Alliance.
Newfoundland and the American Revolutionary War, 1775-1783
The American Revolutionary War that occurred bewteen 1775 and 1783 had a significant impact on Newfoundland fisheries and society.
The Impact of the Anglo-French Wars, 1793-1803
Coming so soon after the massive market collapse of the late 1780s, the Anglo-French wars had a devastating effect on the migratory fishery.
France and England - later Great Britain - were at war, on and off, from 1689 to 1815.
The Defence of the Fisheries
There were no garrisoned fortifications on the Island until France established its colony at Plaisance (Placentia) in 1662.
The French Newfoundland Fishery in the 18th Century
The 18th century brought a number of difficulties for the French fisheries at Newfoundland.
Newfoundland and the French and American Wars, 1793-1815
Britain was at war with France from 1793 until 1815, with a brief period of peace in 1802-1803.
The Military Aspects of the Wars
The Napoleonic wars did not cause much damage to Newfoundland. France was in no position to carry on warfare overseas because of the French Revolution.
Initial Impact of the Revolution on Newfoundland
The quarrel between Great Britain and its North American colonies had been brewing for some time, but no one expected a revolt to break out in 1775.
Long Term Impact of the Revolution
It would be misleading to assume that the revolution had no ill-effect on the fisheries.
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