CPUSH Historical Timeline

CPUSH Historical Timeline

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  • England and France fight for dominance over Europe
  • We will go on to fight in three major wars from 1689 to 1748
  • We will have a fourth major war in 1754. Our colonies will also go onto fight for dominance of the Americas
  • The First Skrimish (1740s)
  • We colonists of England and France have taken an interest in the Ohio River and Mississippi River due to there enhancements of transportation.
  • Spring of 1754, Washington and his troops marched toward the Ohio River and encountered a small French force that eventually caused him to retreat and build a stockade named Fort Necessity. Shorty after a month, a large French force had arrived and forced Washington to surrender.
  • Before they had started fighting, Britain had asked the colonies to prepare for war and to negotiate an alliance with the Iroquois
  • Please prepare the colonies for war, we need allies and strength.
  • The Albany Conference
  • 1754 - Colonial delegates negotiate with Iroquois leaders in Albany, New York. The Iroquois had refused to form an alliance with the English colonists but did offer some support
  • Iroquois controlled Western New York, the French had to pass through Western New York in order to reach the Ohio River.
  • The  British defeat the French and the French and Indian War come to a conclusion.
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