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American Pagent Ch 6
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Samuel de Champlain,
an intrepid soldier and explorer whose energy and leadership earned him the title "Father of New France".
French Catholic missionaries, notably the labored with much enthusiasm to convert the Indians to Christianity and to save them from the fur trappers.
founded Detroit in 1701 to thwart English settlers pushing into the Ohio Valley.
Robert de La Salle
explored the Mississippi and Gulf basin, naming it Louisiana.
The French and Indian War (Seven Years' War)
started in 1754. It was fought in America, Europe, the West Indies, the Philippines, Africa, and on the ocean.
It attempted to unite all of the colonies but the plan was hated by individual colonists and the London regime.
became the foremost leader in the London government. He was known as the "Great Commoner."
Leader of the battle of Quebec
e Treaty of Paris (1763)
ended the battle and threw the French power off the continent of North America.
Ottawa chief, led several tribes, aided by a handful of French traders who remained in the region, in a violent campaign to drive the British out of the Ohio country. His warriors captured Detroit in the spring of that year and overran all but 3 British outposts west of the Appalachians.
Proclamation of 1763
It prohibited settlement in the area beyond the Appalachians. (The Appalachian land was acquired after the British beat the Indians). It was made to prevent another bloody eruption between the settlers and Indians.
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