Presentation on theme: "French & Indian War The seven years war"— Presentation transcript:
1 French & Indian War The seven years war The 5 Ws
2 Who Who was involved in the War? Great Britain (England) France ColoniesNative AmericansVSFrance
3 Why Why did the war take place? The French and British both wanted control of Ohio River Valley.Control of the Mississippi River.Control in Europe.
4 When When did the War Begin & End? The first shots were fired at Ft. Necessity on July 3, 1754.George Washington’s 1st BattleEnded with the signing of the Treaty of Paris
5 2 important battles Taking of Fort Duquesne Fort Necessity beginning of the war.Battle of Quebec-turning point in war
6 WHO? George Washington William Pitt Edward Braddock King George II James Wolfe
7 Where Where did the war take place? Ohio Valley New England Colonies CanadaOff the Northeast coast
8 How did the war end: Treaty of Paris 1763 British received land east of Mississippi River except New OrleansBritish received land area of Canada.
9 What What were the results of the French and Indian War? Albany Plan of Union.1st time to unite the coloniesBenjamin Franklin’s PlanBritish gains power.American Identity strengthened.Colonial Taxes to pay for war.
10 Native Americans attacked surrounding forts. Pontiac’s RebellionAfter British took over French forts, they refused to give gifts to the Native Americans like the French did.Native Americans attacked surrounding forts.Chief Pontiac was just one of the many leaders.British gave small pox infected blankets to the Native Americans
11 Proclamation of 1763Forbade the colonists to settle west of the Appalachian mountains.