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Ch 5.1 The French and Indian War Ch 5.1 The French and Indian War Presentation Transcript

  • Please do now… Look at the map on page 139 and discuss its’ features with your neighbor. Be prepared to answer questions about the map
  • Ch. 5, Sec 1: The French and Indian War Main Idea : Britain’s victory in the French and Indian War marked the end of the French empire in North America
  • Key Terms
    • French and Indian War -
    • Albany Plan of Union -
    • Plains of Abraham -
    • Treaty of Paris (1763) –
    • After defining “Key Terms”
      • Read Ch. 5.1
      • Complete #s 2-5 on pg 145
  • I. European Rivals in North America
    • English traders push west of Appalachian Mountains into French territory
    • Some Native American tribes support the French, others support the British
    • Ohio River is important because it links French Canada with Mississippi River
  • II. The French and Indian War Begins
    • George Washington leads forces, sets up Fort Necessity in low lying area (bad)
    • 1st look at G. Washington in American history
  • III. The Albany Congress
    • Colonial assemblies reject Franklin’s Albany Plan of Union
  • IV. A String of British Defeats
    • General Braddock loses badly at Fort Duquesne and is killed
    • British lose several early battles
  • V. The Tide of Battle turns
    • William Pitt becomes British Prime Minister
  • VI. The Fall of New France
    • Battle for Quebec
      • Quebec was very important
        • Supplied French forts up the St. Lawrence River
        • Well defended atop cliff
  • VI. The Fall of New France (cont’d)
      • Gen. Wolfe leads British up steep cliff at night
      • French surrender Quebec after losing battle
    • Treaty of Paris – 1763
      • Ended conflict between Britain and France