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What was the French and Indian war?
The French and Indians fought against the British
Why is Fort Ponchartain important?
Fort built by Cadillac to protect Michigan from the British
Why did some indians trade with the British?
The British offered different types of goods for thie furs.
Who led the invasion against the French at Fort Duquesne?
George Washington
Which Michigan indians fought on the side of the French?
The Chippewa and Ottawa only
Why did the British begin moving into areas claimed by the French?
The British colonies had become too crowded
What was the Treaty of Paris?
An agreement where France had to give up all of its land in North America
What was Pontiac's rebellion?
Battles fought against the British to get back the Indians forts
Explain what happened at Fort Michilimackinac?
The game of Baggataway was being played. the indian women hid weapons under their blankets. the indians rushed into the fort and attacked.
Name the three forts the French did not win back:
Fort Niagra, Fort Pitt, Fort Detroit
What was the Proclamation of 1763?
The british promised all of the land west of the Appalachian Mts. to the indians
When did Michigan become a state?
January 1837
Why was the Soo Canal built?
To connect Lake Superior to Lake Huron
What is a frontier?
Land at the edge of a settled area
Who was Jean de Sable?
First black person to live in the Great Lakes area. He was acused of being a spy for the British