Spencer Livingston, French Indian war
By sprockleon, Updated
The French Indian War started from border and territory dispute. George Washington lead British forces in an attempt to expel the French, only to fail.
The British sent General Edward Braddock to America, though he did not work well with the colony leaders and other soldiers.
General Braddock was ambushed and mortally wounded on an expedition to Fort Duquesne on July 13, 1755. He later died.
For several years, the war was a stalemate, while in Europe, the French took over Minorca in the Mediterranean in 1756. This was a great Naval accomplishment.
Soon the British Invaded Canada 1759. When the French began to seek peace, but Britain wanted not only Canada, but other Unacceptable concessions.
On August 15 1761, the Spanish signed a contract to help the French. But the British defeated them, despite their powerful Alliance. On 1763, the British won. They gained a great deal of land, but this lead to forming a new enemy, the Colonies.
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