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(ZACK) THE BEST TIMELINE EVER ON THE FRENCH INDIAN WAR!!!

  • war begins in North America

    war begins in North America
    The war that will shape North America forever unofficialy begins because of the dispute over land and rivers inbetween the British and French in the Ohio valley which is rightfully Native and French Land
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    French success in the war

    For this period of time the French army was dominating on the battle fields even being outnumberd 4 to 1 by the british fleet. One of the reasons for there fall between 1758 and 1763 is because of a very bad crop season and horrible winter during 1757. This lead to difficulty with feeding the army and loses during the winter
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    The French Indian war

  • The first battle

    The first battle
    The first battle is fought at the battle of Jummonville when liuetanant colonel George Washigton and a about 35 men attack a small french camp in the ohio valley. The french won the battle and the war first battle lasted only 15 minutes.
  • Natives begin to kill british settlers in the Ohio valley

    Natives begin to kill british settlers in the Ohio valley
    With the growing population of British America many settlers began moving westward into the Ohio valley. This made the Natives furious seeing settlers moving onto their grounds. After that they began attacking British villages in the Ohio valley with French men. The French men used the Natives tatics of stricking quickly and destroying
  • Battle of fort Necessity

    Battle of fort Necessity
    This battle took place at night time. The french force led by Louis Coulon de Villiers and composed mostly canadians and natives came within a good range of the fort hidden in the woods and began firring. Both armys ended up running at each other while firring at the same time. The British leader George Washignton ordered his troups to hold ground and fire but did not work as the French won and it was Washigton first and only surrender.
  • The British win their first battle.

    The British win their first battle.
    On june 3 1755 a fleet of 270 british regulars and 2000 New England millitia led by Lieutanant-Colonel Robert Monckton attacked Fort Beausejour guarding the border in of Acadia, british territorie and the Isthmus of Chignecto. The Isthmus of Chignecto is the only route to fort Louisbourg during the winter. After two weeks the french surrenderd and the french fortress of Louisbourg was cut off from land supplies.
  • Battle of Monongahela

    Battle of Monongahela
    This battle was played 16 kilometers outside the french Fort Duquesne. The British led by Major-General Braddock were planning to take the French fort and control of the Ohio valley. For the British everything went wrong, the enviroment they were battling on was dense trees and shrubs meaning the artillery would not work and also native hunting ground. Some Brtish plontoons got confused and shot at each other. Three hours later Braaddock was killed and the British decided to retreat
  • Expulsion of the Acadians

    Expulsion of the Acadians
    The british deported the Acadians from their homelands to the thirteen colonys after not signing a treaty for many years. The British thought the Acadians posed a treat because of thinking they would turn against them. Many did not survive because of diseases on the ship or drowning if the ship sunk
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    Deportation of the Acadians

    During this time span over 11,000 Acadians were tanked from their homelands and moved to British America or other places like the 13 colonies. The British deported them because of the fear they would side with the French. Many escaped but the ones that were caught many died of diseases on the boats. This is one of the worst parts of Canadian history.
  • The battle of Fort Bull

    The battle of Fort Bull
    In this battle the French caputured and destroyed this british in a matter of days. The fort held 45 thousand pounds of gun powder. After the battle the French destroyed and burned the fort. This victory meant that it was very unlikely the British would attack any French forts on lake Ontario and relieving the pressure on the nearby French fort Frontenac.
  • The arrival of Montcalm

    The arrival of Montcalm
    A highly experienced army man of the name of Louis-Joseph de Montcalm is sent to New France to lead the army there.
  • The 7 year war begins in Europe

    The 7 year war begins in Europe
    In Europe a war is declared inbetween the French and the British and many other great empires. This war will fought in Europe and their colonys.
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    The seven year war in Europe

  • Montcalms first victory in New France

    Montcalms first victory in New France
    Montcalms first victory in New France came on the siege of fort Osewego on Lake Ontario. The battle took place for 4 days but in the end the British decided to flee and abandoned the fort at night. Montcalm then took the fort and relived more pressure off the nerby fort Frontenac. He also took the 121 cannons from the fort.It was a succesful French victory.
  • Massacre at Fort William Henry

    Massacre at Fort William Henry
    In the siege of Fort William Henry Montcalm led an army of 6000 men into battle. The french won in a week. Montcalm allowed the British to surrender meaning they could not fight for 18 months and they would be escorted to fort Edwards and allowed to keep there guns and cannons but no ammo. Also all french prisoners would be released after 3 months. Montcalm tried to explain this to his native partners but they did not understand and killed the defencless British the next morning while on route.
  • The siege of Lousibourg

    The siege of Lousibourg
    In the first week of of the siege the weather conditions were horrible so the British held back. The next week thought British tried there luck at reaching shore but unsuccesfuly did not, but back on the British ship they hade found a cove that was entirely protected from the french. Wolfe sent 1,200 to that cove. The British then began bombarding the walls and in a matter of hours they destroyed the walls and seven building. The Britsh desroyed french ships and soon the French surrendered.
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    British lead the war

    During this part of the war the British went on the offensive and began to win key battles wich would soon lead to victory over the French
  • The battle at Fort Carillon

    The battle at Fort Carillon
    In this battle Montcalm led a force outnumbered 6-1 in to battle against the strong British fleet led my James Abercombie. The battle took place just outside the British Fort Tinconderoga. One of the main reasons the French won was that the British attacked but did not use field artillery. This is knowen to be the bloodiest war with 3000 casulties and 2000 being British
  • Battle of fort Frontenac

    Battle of fort Frontenac
    On the night of 25th of Augaust a British strenghts of 2500+ arrived outside Fort Frontenac and began building trenchs and setting up the batteries. The next morning they opend fire and the fort responded with cannons and muskets. The British soon moved to the other side of fort and opended fire. On the 28th two french millitary ships tried to retreat but ran aground under British Fire. The French soon put up the white flag of surrender
  • Battle of Niagra

    Battle of Niagra
    This battle was a plan to remove the French from the Great lakes and Ohio valley. In the battle the aproximate 100 indians allied with the french left after seeing the British force. The battleing went on for 20 days before the French surrendered the fort to the British.
  • Battle of Beauport

    Battle of Beauport
    The Battle of Beauport occured 5 kilometers outside the city of Quebec. The French had in stalled a small fort millitary station there. When the British boats going to Quebec pased the artillery opend fire on the boats. Wolfe decided to land and take the camp. The French thought had the advantage of the hill and shot the British one by one. Luckly for the British a summer storm arrived and soaked the gun powder making it useless.
  • Before the battle for Quebec

    Before the battle for Quebec
    James wolfe led a strog British fleet into the Saint Lawrence ready for battle. When the fleet had reached a certain point in the river. the French sent 7 fire shipps at them but they were avoided. The British Landed on the west side of Quebec and were soon met by a French fleet led by Montcalm. Wolfe had ordered that each man load his musket with two balls. When the french came within a certain distanse the battle began.
  • Battle on the plains of Abarham

    Battle on the plains of Abarham
    After the two forces had arranged themselve for battle and the French shot the fist volley and the battle began. The two armys kept on firing holding their ground. General Wolfe positionded himself with the 28th foot. When he arose to give orders he was mortaly shot in the stomach and chest. While he was on the ground we gave several orders and died. The French began a retreat. While they were retreating, Montcalm was shot twice, rode into the city and died the next morning
  • After the battle on the Plains of Abarham

    After the battle on the Plains of Abarham
    After, battle the French retreated to the city. Montcalm died the next morning. After Montcalms death the French were ordered to abandon the city and move west to rejoin with more french troops. This meant Quebec was in the hands of Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas-roch de Ramezay. On the 18th the french surrendered the city of Quebec.
  • Frances last victory in New France

     Frances last victory in New France
    Frances last taste of victory in New France was in the battle of Sainte-Foy on the outscirtes of Quebec were they had lost the previous september. This battle is thought to be bloodier than the plains of Abraham with 833 casulaties for the French and 1,124 for the British. In this battle the French were trying to win back the city of Quebec.
  • The French Indian war ends and 7 year war ends!

    The French Indian war ends and 7 year war ends!
    The french and allies sign the treaty of Paris and lose much of there land in North America. They also lose many colonys in the Carabien to the British. Other countrys from the war signed different treatys