French and Indian War

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    French and Indian War

    A timeline of the French and Indian War consisting of the battles within the war along with other key moments.
  • The French Build Fort Duquesne

    The French Build Fort Duquesne
    The fort was built at a point where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers met. It was built near Fort Pitt. The significance of the fort is that most of the war was fought over the fact that the British wanted to take it over due to it being so nearby and possibly threatening to their settlement.
  • The Albany Plan of Union

    The Albany Plan of Union
    Benjamin Franklin suggested they make a contract for a unified government of the 13 colonies. The reason behind it was to allow for better defence and for other general important matters. It is significant because the meeting was gathered together in order to discuss things that they can use to protect themselves against the French in the French and Indian War.
  • The Battle of Fort Necessity

    The Battle of Fort Necessity
    This battle was one of the first battles of the French and Indian War and George Washington's only surrender. The battle contributed to the start of the Seven Year's War. The reason for the construction of Fort Necessity was because the British needed a more strategic position to fight the French from.
  • The Battle of Fort Duquenes

    The Battle of Fort Duquenes
    The attack on Fort Duquenes was part of the fight for the Ohio area. The British army was quickly decimated by the French army. The battle was part of the invasion against Canada and for the purpose of taking over the Ohio country.
  • Battle of Quebec

    Battle of Quebec
    A very short, but harsh battle, that would be the deciding factor for either the British or French Army. The British won shortly after the war began and the generals on both sides died. The land on which the battle was fought was extrememly valuable to whoever wanted to win. Meaning whoever got the land, would shortly thereafter have the advantage on the war. Whether it be the French wanting to take over Canada, or the British trying to expunge the French from their land.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The treaty was signed by France, Britain, and Spain, with Portugal in agreement of the treaty. It was signed shortly after the British won the war against France. The signing of the treaty the beginning of an era of the British winning wars outside of Europe. The treaty will also mark the start of the spread of Britain throughout America.
  • George Grenville Becomes British Prime Minister

    George Grenville Becomes British Prime Minister
    After becoming Prime Minister, Grenville attempts to bring public spending under control and to apply many foreign policies on products. This may or may not begin the start of the rebellion of America due to the oppressive laws being started. This foreign spending policy is an example of one of the oppressive laws.
  • Pontiac’s Rebellion

    Pontiac’s Rebellion
    The rebellion started after postwar policies made by the British for the Native Americans caused for unfair things . The rebellion was started by Pontiac and caused many of the warriors of the Great Lakes region, Ohio area, and Illinois country to attack the British. After about eight forts were destroyed, the peace agreement was changed to allow for more fairness for the Native Americans. The rebellion marked the start of the unfairness towards the native americans in the region.
  • British Parliament Passes the Proclamation of 1763

    British Parliament Passes the Proclamation of 1763
    The proclamation of 1763 was passed by King George III as a result of the British winning the war. It forbade the settlers from settling past a line in the area which was reserved for use by Native Americans only. This was another example of the British beginning to place their holds on the Native Americans in the area and may very well soon end up in the Indians rebelling once again.
  • Parliament Passes the Sugar Act

    Parliament Passes the Sugar Act
    The Sugar Act was a taxation law passed by Britain in order to increase revenue. This is another law passed by Britain that would soon cause oppression in the colonies and as a result, their rebellion.
  • William Pitt Becomes British Prime Minister

    William Pitt Becomes British Prime Minister
    With the installion of William Pitt as Prime Minister, it marked a new leader of the British army and the colonies in America. The significance of this is that by his rise to power, it may make or break the British army's efforts to take over the Ohio region.