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French and Indian War The larger war is the Seven Years War
French and Indian War 1) Who is fighting whom in the French and Indian War? The French and Native Americans fight against England and it’s colonies
2) What are the two sides fighting over? Control of the Ohio River Valley! (great farmland… expanding empire) French and Indian War
General Braddock is killed in an ambush at Fort Duquesne.
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3) What are two key details that bring the war to an end? a) William Pitt spares no expense to cut off French Supplies b) Native Americans stop helping and the British Capture Quebec
French and Indian War 4) The Treaty of Paris 1763 ends the war, but who wins? Who keeps fighting? The British win, but the Native Americans keep fighting because settlers keep coming (Pontiac’s War)!
French and Indian War 5) What impact does the war have on each of the parties involved?
French and Indian War a) France – LEAVES AMERICA FOR GOOD. (some settlers stay anyway)
French and Indian War b) Native Americans Keep English settlers out of the Ohio River Valley for now. The Proclamation of 1763 said that settlers would not pass the Appalachian Mountains
French and Indian War c) England - In control of all the land east of the Mississippi River. (except Natives are still there and… WAR DEBT!)
French and Indian War d) The English Colonies - -The land they fought for is off limits. (safety) - the colonists will be asked to help pay for the war