Washington leads 150 virginians to victory over a French exploratory.
Albany congress aproves Franklin's plan of the Union-but not all colinies accepted it.
French and Indian war
Surrender of fort necessity
Washington surrenders Fort Necessity.
General Braddock arrives in North America
Britain decides to eliminate french presence in north america.
Braddock is defeated
Braddock and his English colonial forces are defeated by the french and indians at fort Duquesne.
The seven wars
The Seven Years' War begins as Great Britain declares war on France expanding the North American conflict to Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.
Fort william captured
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.
William Pitt implements cooperative policies toward colonial legislatures to receive more colonial support for the war, the Treaty of Easton is signed with the Six Nations, and the British take control of the Forks of the Ohio.
French surrender Quebec
French surrender Quebec after a battle outside the city on the Plains of Abraham.
The british captures Montreal
The British capture Montreal ending the conflict in North America.
The treaty of Paris
The Treaty of Paris ends the war between Britain and France.
King Gorge the III
King George III signs the Proclamation of 1763 reserving land west of the Allegheny Mountains for Indians.
Ottawa Chief Pontiac unites many American Indian nations in an effort to drive British off their land. Colonel Henry Bouquet leads the British army and defeats Native American forces at Bushy Run.
The Sugar attack
The British Sugar Act is amended to tax the American colonies.
Currency Act protests
Sugar Act and the Currency Act protests. Many colonists refuse to use imported English goods. Many colonists refuse to use imported English goods. Seeds of unrest are sown that will eventually lead to the American Revolution.