Samuel de Champlain
French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)
English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
c.1658-1730, French colonial governor in North America, founder of Detroit. Of the minor Gascon nobility, he came to America in 1683 to seek his fortune and lived for a time at Port Royal (now Annapolis Royal, N.S.) and then on a grant of land in present-day Maine
Robert de La Salle
Frenchman who followed the Mississippi River all the way to the Gulf of Mexico, claiming the region for France and naming it Louisiana in honor of King Louis XIV
English general, led troops up steep cliff to capture Quebec which marked the beginning on the end of the French/Indian War
a British commander during the French and Indian War. He attempted to capture Fort Duquesne in 1755. He was defeated by the French and the Indians. At this battle, Braddock was mortally wounded.
famous chief of the Ottawa who led an unsuccessful rebellion against the British (1715-1769)
French and Indian War
a war in North America between France and Britain (both aided by indian tribes)
War of Spanish Succession
This was the war between France and Spain in order to unite the two states under one ruler, Phillip V
1754 Inter-colonial congress. Urged the crown to take direct control of Indian relations beyond the boundaries of the colonies. Drafted a plan of confederation for the continental colonies. was not ratified by any colony and parliament did not accept it.
any member of the warlike North American Indian peoples formerly living in New York state
Name of French colony in Canada
Proclamation of 1763
A proclamation from the British government which forbade British colonists from settling west of the Appalacian Mountains, and which required any settlers already living west of the mountains to move back east.
a Louisianian descended from Acadian immigrants from Nova Scotia ('Cajun' comes from 'Acadian')
Edict of Nantes
1598 - Granted the Huguenots liberty of conscience and worship.
Location at which George Washington was forced to surrender his entire command
French fort that was site of first major battle of French and Indian War; General Washington led unsuccessful attack on French troops and was then defeated at Fort Necessity, marking beginning of conflict.
Fort Duquesne renamed