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French and Indian War

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Anna Banana

on 21 June 2013

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Transcript of French and Indian War

Initially, British weren't doing well

Turning Point: 1758- William Pitt receives more colonial support for the war.
British troops
Started conflicts with the France in other parts of the world, so that French resources were stretched.
Blockaded the Atlantic coast,
Alliance with the Iroquois Confederacy

1759- The French surrender Quebec after a battle outside of the city.

1760- The conflict ends when the British capture Montreal.

1763- Feb. 10: War officially ends with Treaty of Paris
The French and Indian War (1754-1763)
Introduction To The War
Important Events In The War

George Washington got shot 4 times during Battle of the Wilderness but came out unharmed
Evangeline was a famous poem in American Literature written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the aftermath of the war
Interesting Facts
By: Anna, Connor, Kylie, and Weston

Fought between the French/ Indian alliance and the British/British America alliance
From 1754 to 1763
Over land, fur trade, and fishing rights in North America, especially the Ohio River Valley
Part of the Seven Years War (global conflict)
France owned land west of colonies and parts of Canada
Most indians joined the French because the British were more hostile to them and they wanted the land for economic potential







Britain wins the war after they capture Quebec and Montreal
Treaty of Paris (1763): Britain, France, Spain, Portugal
France loses all territory in Canada and Louisiana
Pontiac's Rebellion (1763): Native Americans unite and attack Britain to get them off their land (not successful)
Led to Proclamation of 1763
Native Americans were afraid that Englishmen would try to take their land away; led to Pontiac's Rebellion and then Proclamation of 1763
Britain ended in great debt: turned to colonists to pay for it through extreme taxation
British troops left in colonies to ease conflicts with the Native Americans
Colonists angered by this; eventually led to Revolutionary War
What were the causes of the French and Indian War?

A. They both wanted control over the wampum trade
B. Land Ownership
C. Fishing Rights

D. They both wanted to befriend the Indians

E. A and B
F. B and C
G. All the above
What was the global war the French Indian War was part of?
A. British and French War
B. Battle Of The Colonies
C. American French War

D. The Seven Years War
Who was a famous military leader in this war?
A. George Washington
B. John Adams
C. Abraham Lincoln
Which of the following is NOT a reason why most Native Americans sided with the French?
D. William Pitt
What did the Treaty of Paris do?
A. Britain gained Canadian territory

B. Britain gained Louisiana

C. Spain gained Louisiana

D. Spain gained Canadian territory

E. A and C
A. They were afraid the British would try to get rid of them
B. The French only wanted the land for economic potential

D. The French were kinder to them than the British

C. The French bought the Indian's friendship
How did the French and Indian War lead to the Revolutionary War?
A. Britain fell into debt and made the colonists pay through taxation
B. Britain left soldiers in the colonies as protection from the Native Americans
C. The colonists started to attack British soldiers
D. Proclamation of 1763 angered the colonists

E.All of the above
What were the dates of the following:
Where was the War Primarily Fought?
A. England
B. France

C. Canada and America
D. Spain
E. Somewhere out in sea
1. Battle of Quebec
2. Treaty of Paris
3. Siege of Montreal
Bonus Answers
1. Battle of Quebec - 1759
2. Treaty of Paris - 1763
3.Siege of Montreal - 1760
With Connor And Weston
All Pau Thanks!
Who was Involved in the Treaty of Paris?
Britain, France, Spain, and Portugal
What was Pontiac's Rebellion?
Native Americans unite together and attack British forts and colonies to try and get them off their land
Indian Impact in the War
Indian Troops gave heavy military support to their allies
Indians taught Colonists how to camouflage and fight behind cover.
Many Battles were won because of the Indians
How did the Indians help out in the war?
A. They hunted for food for the colonists
B. They gave money to the colonists
D. They gave the colonists their babies to raise
C. They taught the colonists better battle tactics
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