4 1. In your groups, read “The French and Indian War Begins.” 2. Comprise a list of George Washington’s 3 epic fails.
5 1. The French rejected his warning to leave the Ohio River Valley. 2 1. The French rejected his warning to leave the Ohio River Valley. 2. Washing arrived too late to build a fort, and was forced to go 50 miles south (Fort Necessity). 3. Washington’s troops lost Fort Necessity to a larger French army.
6 Published by Benjamin Franklin Albany Plan of UnionPublished by Benjamin Franklin
7 Albany Plan of Union Explained https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWM6-QLEFEs
8 Why was the Albany Plan of Union important to American history?
9 This was the first time a unified Colonial government was discussed.
10 Early British DefeatsGeneral Edward Bradock’s army was defeated at Fort Duquesne.French General Montcalm captured Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario and Fort William Henry on Lake George.
11 The British Turn the Tide Under the command of New Prime Minister William Pitt and top English generals, the Brits take:Fort Duquesne (1758)New France’s Capital, Quebec (1759)Major city of Montreal (1760)
12 Treaty of Paris (1763)Signed in February of 1763, officially ending the French and Indian War.