French and Indian war part 2
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1757 marked the turning point in the war, when Prime Minister William Pitt took control of war strategy and sent more troops.
Under the leadership of General Wolfe the British captured Quebec after his troops scaled a cliff catching the French by surprise.
Although they lost General Wolfe, the British victory at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in September 1759 sealed the fate of the French.
The fall of Montreal the next year, marked the defeat of France in North America.
The Treaty of Paris marked the end of the French and Indian war.
After the war Britain taxed the colonists relentlessly to make up for the money they lost
The King also stated in the proclamation of 1763 that since Britain was too fragile to start another fight with the angry natives, the colonists weren't aloud to move onto the land they had fought for.
Booooo! No fair!
But the colonists move anyway.
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