French and Indian War

  • Fort Necessity

    Fort Necessity
    Washington surrendered Fort Necessity to the French. This battle marked the unofficial start of the war.
  • Period: to

    French and Indian War

  • Albany Congress

    Albany Congress
    Ben Franklin proposes the Albany Plan of Union. This union states that the colonies will form a union, a govoner will be apionted by the King, and representatives from each colony will form a council. The Albany Congress approves the plan, but it does not turn out sucessful.
  • Fort Dequesne

    Fort Dequesne
    General Braddock and his amy are defeated by the French. General Braddock dies in this fight.
  • War!

    The war is officially decared.
  • Losses

    The British lose at Fort Ticonderoga and Fort Oswego, There was also a massacare at Fort William Henery.
  • Thank You William Pitt!

    Thank You William Pitt!
    William Pitt became the foreign minister. He knew how to fight and take advantage of the land. He lifted the moral of the army.
  • Success!

    The British, led by Col. George Washington, capture Fort Duquense. This fort was later rebuilt and named Fort Pitt.
  • Fort Niagra

    Fort Niagra
    William Johnson's Engliah soldiers and Iroquois indians capture Fort Niagra. This is a key factor which allowed the English forces to controll the water and stop supplies from getting to Quebec.
  • Battle of Quebec

    Battle of Quebec
    The English win at Quebec. By cutting off all supplies the French finally had to surender. Generals Wolf and Montcalm were both killed in this final battle.
  • Treaty

    The Treaty of Paris ended the French and Indian War. The treaty gave all French lands weat of the Missippi to Spain. All the rest of the lands were awarded to the English.