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French colonization was late developing because of internal religious and political conflict.


The French Empire in North America rested on an economic foundation of forestry and sugar production.

False - it relied on fur trading.

Early imperial conflicts in North America often saw the French and their Indian allies engaging in guerrilla warfare against the British frontier outposts.


Colonists in British North America managed to avoid direct involvement in most of Britian's world wars until the French and Indian war.

False - They were directly involved and paid more taxes/fought during those periods.

In the early 17th century, both France and England committed large regular forces to what they considered the crucial struggle for control of North America.

False - the didn't care much for the colonies.

George Washington's battle at Fort Necessity substantially resolved the issue of control of the Ohio Valley.

False - it did nothing.

The Albany Congress demonstrated a strong desire among some English colonists to overcome their differences and control their own affairs.


William Pitt's successful strategy in the French and Indian War was to concentrate British forces and try to capture the strongholds of Louisburg, QUebec, and Montreal.


British regular troops under general Braddock succeeded in capturing the key French forts in the Ohio Valley.


The French and Indian war left France with only Louisiana as a remnant of its once-mighty North American empire.


American Soldiers gained a new respect for british military men after the british success against the French.


The American colonists enthusiastically united in patriotic support of the British cause against the French.


The removal of the French threat made American colonists more secure and therefore less reliant not he mother country for protection.


A British commander used the harsh tactics of distributing blankets infected with smallpox to suppress Pontiac's Indian uprising.


The British government's attempt to prohibit colonial expansion across the Appalachian Mountains aroused colonial anger and defiance of the law.


Compared with the English colonies, New France was...

more autocratically governed.

The expansion of New France occurred especially

along paths of lakes and rivers.

Colonial americans were unhappy after the peace treaty following the "War of Jenkins's Ear" because

It gave the louisburg fortress they captured back to France.

The original cause of the French and Indian war was

competition between French and English colonists for the land in the Ohio River valley.

The French and Indian War Eventually became part of the larger world conflict known as

the Seven Years' War.

Benjamin Franklin's attempt to create intercolonial unity at the ALbany congress resulted in

a permanent cooperative organization of the colonies.

The British forces suffered early defeats in the French and Indian War under the overall command of

General washington

William Pitt's strategy in the assault on New France finally succeeded because

he was able to arouse more support for the effort from the colonists.

The decisive event in the French British contest for North America was

The british victory in the battle of quebec.

Among the factors that tended to promote intercolonial unity during the French and Indian War was

common language and wartime experience.

The French and Indian War weakened interior Indian peoples like the Iroquois and Creeks by

removing their french and spanish allies from caned and florida.

Pontiac's fierce attack on frontier outposts in 1763 had the effect of

convincing the British to keep troops stationed in the colonies.

The british proclamation of 1763

angered colonists

the french and indian war created conflict between the british and american military because

british officers treated the american colonial militia with contempt.

The effect not he colonists of the french removal from north america was

to reduce the colonies reliance on Britian and increased their sense of independence.

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