Britain and France
During the 1700's ________ and _______ were 2 of the strongest pioneers in Europe.
These two countries competed for wealth and __________ in different parts of the world.
This bitterness increased when __________ interest turned to the Ohio River Valley.
The ____________ regarded the Ohio River Valley as their own.
In the 1740s _______ between the 2 forces grew.
British fur traders built a fort at a place called _______________.
Quickly after the fort was built the French attacked Pickawillany and drove the British trappers out of _________.
The French and British both knew that assistance from ________ could help them win control of North America.
Unlike the British; the ________ were interested mainly in fur trading.
The French did not want to take over the Native American _______.
French trappers and fur traders often married Native American women and followed their __________.
The most powerful group of ___________ in the East was the Iroquois Confederacy.
Mowhawk and Oneida
The confederacy initially consisted of 5 nations: _______, Senika, Cayuga, Onohdaga, and _______.
The Iroquois stayed independent for a long time before finally giving some trading rights to the __________, thereby swinging the balance of power to the British.
In the fall of 1753 Virginia governor ___________ sent a young surveyor George Washington to the Ohio country
George Washington's mission was to tell the French they were trespassing on land that ________ had claimed and demand that the French leave.
Washington delivered the message but it did ________.
In the spring of 1754, Dinwiddie made Washington a __________.
After appointing Washington to his position, he sent him back to the Ohio River with a __________.
Allegneney and Monogahela
Washington had instructions to build a fort where the ________ and ___________ rivers meet to form the Ohio River.
The site where the rivers met to form the Ohio river is the site of present day _____________.
When washington arrived he found the French were already building ____________ on the exact spot he was sent to.
Washington established a small fort nearby (________), although greatly outnumbered Washington attacked a French force, the French force quickly forced Washington to surrender.
Representatives from several _________ met in Albany, New York to discuss the treat of war.
The representatives adopted _______________ Albany Plan of Union for a united Cononiel Government.
One general government
Franklin's plan called for "____________"for eleven of the America colonies; not a single colonial assembly approved.
French and Indians
The Albany meeting failed to unite the colonies in fighting the French; soon a full scale war- the __________________ war erupted.