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French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
French & Indian War
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French & Indian War

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  • 1. The French and Indian War Round 2
  • 2. I. Early Phase of F & I War
    • A. War local to North America only
    • B. Began w/ Washington’s defeat
    • C. The goal during this phase of the war was to capture enemies forts.
  • 3. II. The First World War?
    • A. 1756 formal war declared between French and British
    • B. Allies join both sides
    • C. 1757 War extends to global scale
      • 1. Asia
      • 2. Europe
      • 3. France was winning big around the globe
      • 4. Left only 10,000 French troops in N.A.
  • 4. III. Middle Phase 1758-1760
    • A. Tide Turns
    • B. William Pitt assumes control of British forces
    • C. Assigns best general and supplies to war effort in N.A.
      • 1. 1758 Amherst captures Louisburg
      • 2. Seize Fort Duquesne (rename Fort Pitt)
  • 5. IV. The Final Phase (1759-1763)
    • A. 1759 known as “Year of Victories”
    • B. If British wanted to win they had to capture Quebec
      • 1. Capital set on Plains of Abraham
      • 2. Was well defended
      • 3. British Surprise French
      • 4. Win a bloody victory, September 18, 1759 French surrender to British!
  • 6. Capture of Quebec 1759
  • 7. V. The Treaty of Paris
    • A. Fighting continues in Europe until 1763
    • B. Treaty of Paris ends War (known as the Seven Years War around the world)
      • 1. Marks end of French power in North America.
      • 2. France gives up most lands in N.A.
      • 3. British control all land from Atlantic to Mississippi River.
      • 4.Spain gains land from Miss. River to Pacific.
  • 8. North America as it looked in 1753, Notice the amount of land the English claim
  • 9. Territory gained as a result of the Treaty of Paris 1763 (Florida was included as well, but that came from Spain!)
  • 10. VI. Food for Thought
    • 1. What would have happened had the British not assisted the colonists in this conflict?
    • 2. What if Britain had lost the French and Indian War?
    • 3. What are some problems that may emerge from this conflict?

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