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French & Indian War

French & Indian War (8.13)

Quebec capital of New France
French Colonies large size, small population; fur trappers
13 British Colonies smaller size, large population; needed more farm land
French Colonies better alliances with Native Americans
Ohio River Valley main caus
Iroquois British allies/trading partners
George Washington young British officer; fought against French in the Ohio River Valley
Fort Necessity Washington built; overtaken by French
Fort Dusquesne fort established by French; major British defeat
General Braddock refused to follow Washington's advice regarding battle strategies
William Pitt British prime minister; "win no matter the cost"
Ben Franklin Albany Plan of Union/"Join of Die" cartoon
Albany Plan of Union encouraged one government to make decisions for all 13 colonies
Albany Congress colonists met to discuss Albany Plan of Union
Seven Years War armed conflict between Britain & France
Battle of Quebec British captured capital of New France; turning point of F & I War
Treaty of Paris peace treaty ending French & Indian War; French lose colony in N. America
Proclamation of 1763 law that stated British colonists could not settle west of Appalachian Mts.
Battle of Quebec British capture the capital city
militia civilians trained for emergency fighting
Pontiac's Rebellion Native Americans fight against British control of land West of a Appalachians after F & I War
Proclamation Line boundary meant to keep colonists safe from Native American unrest in land W. of Appalachian Mt.
George Washington sent to warn French to get out of Ohio River Valley
Massacre at Fort Loudon British massacred by Cherokee; located in Monroe Co. TN
13 British Colonies pushed Native Americans off their land
war debt problem for the British after the F & I War
Fort Loudoun where Cherokee traded with the British
Treaty Paris French have to give up all their land in North America
war debt the reason Britain will raise taxes in the 13 Colonies
Created by: SDMS-Swain
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