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Alliance

Union-together with-team up

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General Edward Braddock

Commander in chief of British forces. Job: drive out the French. Goes to fort Dequesne. Does not listen to George Washington when he tells him the formation isn't working. He gets attacked-Gorilla Warfare and dies

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William Pitt

Outstanding military planner
Said that Britain should pay
Wanted to conquer Canada
Hires experienced leaders

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Quebec

The Capital of New France

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Fields of Abraham

Around Quebec-where the British troops assembled under James Wolfe

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Treaty of Paris

1763
France-lost Canada, most of her empire in India, and lost claims to lands east of the Mississippi River
Spain-(ally with France) got all French lands west of Mississippi River, New Orleans, but lost Florida to England
England-got all French lands in Canada, exclusive rights to Caribbean slave trade, and sugar cane rights in India.

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Pontiac's War

A series of raids after Pontiac said that British settlers were ruining the Indian way of life. He formed an alliance, attacked, and lost

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Speculators

Investors-had part ownership in companies

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Which NA tribe fought with the French and the British?

French: Huron, Delaware, Shawnee
British: Iriquois Confederacy

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Gorilla warfare

Surprise attack

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Battle of Quebec

Wolfe, Montcalm. Capital of New France (on a cliff overlooking the St Lawrence) James Wolfe trying to figure out how they will attack-long time-sees women washing clothes and finds secret path. Fights next day and British wins. Wolf dies. Maltcalm dies next day.