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In 1775, the British successfully attacked 2 forts near Nova Scotia, but lost half their troops when they marched into an ambush.
In 1756 and 1757, French General Louis-Joseph de Montcalm destroyed 2 British forts at Lake Ontario and Lake George while the Indians raided settlements in Pennsylvania and Virginia.
In 1758 and 1759, the British cut off French supply ships. As a result, many Indians joined the better supplied British.
With the Indians on their side now, the British captured Fort Duquese and Fort Louisbourg, which guarded the entrance to the St. Lawrence River
That victory allowed British General James Wolfe to attack the stronghold of Quebec in 1759. Wolfe and his men used the dark night to get to the top of a cliff and occupy it.
In 1760, the British captured Montreal and forced the French to give up the rest of Canada.
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