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What were the two strongest powers in Europe

France and Britain

1

Why did they compete

Wealth
Empire
Land
Ohio River Valley

2

Where did Britain build fort

Pickwillany, Ohio

3

What did the French do

Attacked and drove the British out
Attacked towns in Maine and NY

4

What did the colonists do in return

Captured the French Ft. Louisbourg

5

What happened after it

English crown returned it

6

Why did the native Americans ally with the French

French had no permanent settlements
Intermarried
Learned language and culture
Converted many to Catholicism

7

What was the Iroquois confederacy

Most powerful Native American group

8

What happened

They tried to remain equal but eventually sided with the British

9

What was George Washington sent to do

Sent to deliver message to the French, by governor of Virginia, Dinwiddie
He was a surveyor

10

What happened after he sent it

French ignored him
Made him leave

11

What did George do

Took detailed note of layout, number of troops, and supplies

12

What did Dinwiddie do

Made Washington lieutenant colonel

13

What is a militia

Civilians trained for emergencies

14

Where did Washington go

Went to build a fort at three rivers-Pittsburgh
But French were already building Ft. Duquesne

15

What did Washington do

Built Ft. Necessity
Attacked even thought they were outnumbered

16

What happened to them

Troops were outnumbered, captured, and released
Published account made Washington famous because he attacked first

17

What was the Albany Plan of Union

Plan by Ben Franklin
Colonies gathered and adopted bens plan in June of 1754 in NY
No colony wanted to give up power
Differences