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French and Indian War Timeline
21 Sep 2017
George Washington tells French to leave the Ohio Valley.
Washington surrendered at Fort Necessity to French, it was the first major battle of the English and French.
1750's, religious and commercial tensions between British and French.
France and England opened hostilities, and the 7 years war began.
Colonists refuse to serve under British under commander, they felt that the British were corrupted.
Battle of Fort Duquesne was a British assault on the French fort, the British were defeated.
British forces capture Quebec led by Wolfe turning point because Quebec is the center of the French Empire. With the french still around there would be no American revolution.
Prime Minister William Pitt changes the British war strategy by building the army and appointing commanders 23,000 troops to be sent for french Indian war Will Pitt This began the symbol of British military in the colonies.
Proclamation of 1763 made sure people didn't go west because they didn't want conflict with Indians.
Treaty of Paris signed, end of war.
British make a border on Appalachian to prevent westward expansion, colonists e xpanded anyway, upsets British even more, gives them more reason to tax hard.
Chieftain lead rebellion against british, they don't listen and keep going out west example of colonial disobedience.
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