French and Indian War Quiz  

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1. The French and Indian War was part of the larger ___________ .

Seven Year's War

 

 

2. What was the major source of wealth for New France ?

The fur trade

 

 

 

3. The French and British conflict over _________ was the direct cause

for the French and Indian War .

the Ohio River valley

 

 

 

3. Who wrote the letter demanding the French leave the area in

question #3 ?

Robert Dinwiddie

 

 

4.Washington was forced to surrender to a French force at the battle of

the Meadows on July 4, 1754 . Washington and his force of about 300

were under siege by a French force of 700 at ____.

Fort Necessity

 

 

5.What led to Braddock's defeat at Battle of the Monongahela or the

Battle of the Wilderness July 9, 1755 ?

ambush by French and Indian forces

 

 

6. Who was the British colonial commander Champlain Valley ,

superintendent of Indian affairs and victor of the Battle of Lake George

?

William Johnson

 

 

7. What was the key French fortress defending the St. Lawrence River

Valley and Quebec ?

Louisbourg

 

 

8. The site of the French Fort _____ later was renamed Pittsburgh in

honor of William Pitt.

Fort Duquense

 

 

9. The Greatest French victory of the War was at the battle of _______,

where Montcalm defeated British  force five times his size .

Fort Carillon

 

 

10. The massacre of British soldiers and civilians after the Battle of

________ by French Indian allies

was portrayed in the movie and book , Last of the Mohicans.

Fort William Henry

 

 

10. How was Gen Wolfe able to land his forces close to Quebec ?

Wolfe made a surprise night landing

 

 

11. This famous painting depicts the death of  Gen. Wolfe at

__________ , where the British conquered Quebec.

 

 

 

 

Battle of the Plains of Abraham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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