3rd pd French and Indian War

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In History
  • Deerfield

    Deerfield Native Americans lead by Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville attacked English settlement at Deerfield, Massachusetts. They burned the town and killed 56 settlers.
  • French Capture Pickawillany

    French Capture Pickawillany The French captured the trading post at Pickawillany, killing many settlers sparking outrage leading to the start of the war.
  • Battle of Jumonville

    Battle of Jumonville George Washington led party to attack Fort Duquesne to reclaim Ohio Valley. French diplomats sent to tell Washington to leave. Washington attacked French, killing 11 French, including Joseph Jumonville. These were the first shots fired of the French and Indian War.
  • Fort Necessity

    Fort Necessity A retreating George Washington was forced to build a fort on their march back from Fort Duquesne. French Captain Villiers surrounded and excepted Washington's surrender.
  • Battle of Lake George

    Battle of Lake George British campaign to get French out of North America. British Colonel William Johnson defeated the French making him the first British hero of the war.
  • Fort Oswego

    Fort Oswego The British defeat the French gaining control of Fort Oswego.
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    [Fort Ticonderoga](www.fortticonderoga.org) 4,000 French defenders repelled attack by 16,000 British led by Ethan Allen. Later Benedict Arnold captured fort during a surprise attack.
  • British Capture Louisburg

    [British Capture Louisburg](www.fortticonderoga.org) British fleet attacks and captures Louisburg, leading to the end of the French Colonial Era in North America and the beginning of the end of the war.
  • Fort Duquesne

    Fort Duquesne The British assaulted French held Fort Duqesne with French suffering heavy losses before surrender. Part of a large scale British expedition of 6,000 troops lead by George John Forbes.
  • Battle of Quebec

    Battle of Quebec British lead by Major General James Wolfe Attacked French Marquis de Montcalm after the success at Louisburg. Both leaders were killed,as the French retreated.
  • Battle of Montreal

    Battle of A Thousand Islands British split 10,000 troops planning to attack 3 ports. Two British ships got lost in maze of islands. British end up taking control of Fort Presentation, and Fort Outaouaise. Eventually attacking Fort Louis.
  • Pontiac's War

    Pontiac's War Ottawa leader, Pontiac, lead uprising towards end of war due to intermarriage of British and Native Americans.
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclomation of 1763 Colonists wanting to move into West but tension among the Native Americans restricted this. British spending too much money on frontier security. Initially failed but several Treaties enforced ruling prohibiting crossing Appalachian Mountains. Treaty of Lock Harbor later opened up present day West Virginia and Kentucky to settlers.
  • William Pitt Takes Charge

    William Pitt William Pitt became British Secretary of State pouring money into war effort and directing troops turning the tide of the war.