Friedrich Adolf Riedesel

Portrait by Artist to Come


QUICK FACTS
BORN:
3 June 1738 in Lauterbach, Hesse (now in Germany)
  DIED:
6 January 1800 in Braunschweig (now in Germany)

           

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Portrait to come. See entry in Wikipedia.

 

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The disarrayed condition of the colonies in 1764 — economies and societies in flux with changes wrought by war, governments trying simultaneously to adjust to international peace and cope with the effects of Indian insurrections — helps explain how the colonists reacted to British efforts to reform imperial relations.… But the single most significant factor was the depression that by 1764 had fastened a clammy grip on trade in every colony, and which would not fully release it until the decade had ended.

Fred Anderson
Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754 - 1766 (2000)