In the first engagement of the French and Indian War, a Virginia militia under 22-year-old Lieutenant Colonel George Washington defeats a French reconnaissance party in southwestern Pennsylvania.
How did the British turn the war in their favor?
The correct answer is “by sending more British forces into the battle“. The French and Indian War started in 1754 and finished with the Treaty of Paris in 1763.
What are 3 causes of the French and Indian War?
Through collaborative research and reporting activities, students will be able to identify and describe in detail five major causes of the French and Indian War: conflicting claims between Great Britain and France over territory and waterways, beaver trade, religious differences, control of the Grand Banks, and …
How did the 7 years war start?
In the early 1750s, French expansion into the Ohio River valley repeatedly brought France into armed conflict with the British colonies. In 1756–the first official year of fighting in the Seven Years’ War–the British suffered a series of defeats against the French and their broad network of Native American alliances.