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The French and Indian War

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  • Competing Claims

    Competing Claims
    The British and French began claiming land in the Ohio River Valley. Both nations began building forts.
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    French and Indian War

  • Early British Defeats

    Early British Defeats
    British troops commanded by General “Bulldog” Braddock suffer a devastating defeat to the French at Fort Duquesne
  • War Spreads

    War Spreads
    The Seven Years' War begins as Great Britain declares war on France expanding the North American conflict to Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.
  • Defeats for the English

    Defeats for the English
    The French led by Montcalm capture Fort William Henry. Following the surrender, Montcalm’s actions angers his Indian allies who capture or kill hundreds of unarmed British.
  • Turning Point of the War

    Turning Point of the War
    French surrender Quebec after a battle outside the city on the Plains of Abraham.
  • Conflict Ends in North America

    Conflict Ends in North America
    The British capture Montreal ending the conflict in North America.
  • Treaty of Paris is signed

    Treaty of Paris is signed
    The Treaty of Paris ends the war between Britain and France. France loses most of its North American holdings.