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9 Cards in this Set

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Samuel de Champlain
French; explored the St. Lawrence River and later settled Quebec
William Pitt
1757-1758 British leader. Led and won a war against Quebec.
Robert de la Salle
Responsible for naming Louisiana. When he saw how beautiful it was, he named it for King Louis XIV in 1682.
James Wolfe
Wolfe was the Brit general whose success in the Battle of Quebec won Canada for Brit. Killed in the line of duty.
Edward braddock
British commander during French and Indian war: attempted to capture Fort Duquesne 1755. Defeated by the French and Indians.
Indian Chief; led post war flare-up in the Ohio River Valley. His actions led to the Proclamation of 1763, which angered colonists.
French and Indian War
War fought by French and English on American soil over control of the Ohio River Valley--English defeated French in 1763.
Historical significance: established England as a number one world power and began to gradually change attitudes toward England for the worse.
Albany Congress
A conference in the United States colonial history in 1754. Advocated a union of the British colonies for their security and defense against French.
Proclamation of 1763
English law enacted after gaining territory from the French at the end of the F& I war. It forbade the colonists from settling beyond the Appalachian Mountains. Colonists were mad at Britain; caused first major British revolt. Not intended to be a punishment for the colonies; Brit enacted it to make peace w/the Indians.