Effects of the French and Indian war

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Effects of the French and Indian war

Effects of the French and Indian War

Map of New France-1645

Expantion of French TerritoriesBy 1700 France’s territory expanded throughout Newfoundland down across the great lakes through the Ohio Valley along the Mississippi River to the gulf of Mexico and as far west as the Rocky Mountains.French Decline in Newfoundland French occupation in Newfoundland did not last long, because the French peasants had less economic incentive to leave France and the French were more interested in their holdings in the Far East and the Caribbean than Newfoundland.

The Beginning of the French and Indian war With the French threat gone, the colonies no longer felt a need for British connections.Soon after the battle of fort Duquesne news reached London and war was declared in 1754. This became known as the seven year war, also known as the French and Indian war.;

George WashingtonThe French and Indian war, earned George Washington a reputation as a solid leader in the American colonies. The French forced Washington to surrender after one third of his men had been killed or wounded. Washington would return to Fort Duquesne, this time in triumph. The British burnt the fort to the ground and founded FORT PITT later PITTSBURGH

How the War EndedThe battle that followed on the PLAINS OF ABRAHAM killed Wolfe and the French commander, as the crucial stronghold was transferred to British hands. With the French threat gone, the colonies no longer felt a need for British connections.


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