The British sent 300 men, led by Colonel John Winslow, to take Fort Gaspareaux, then under the command of Captain Villeray. This was quickly accomplished, and the fort was renamed Fort Monckton
The start of The Grand Deportation
The Acadians in Nova Scotia were rounded up and deported to France, Quebec and other French colonies because of British suspicion of the Acadians working with the French.
The Siege of Louisberg
The British laid siege to the French fortress of Louisberg, after capturing it opened up the St. Lawrence river to Quebec
Battle of the Plains of Abraham
13 September 1759
A pivotal battle in the Seven Years War, General James Wolfe of the British Army led a surprise attack on the city of Quebec where General Montcalm was stationed. The French tried to counter the attack but ended up surrendering. Both generals died of their injures later.
The Capitulation of Monteal
The city of Montreal surrendered to British forces
Battle of Ste-Foy
A force of 5000 French led by Brigadier François de Lévis defeted a British force of 3900 led by Colonel James Murray outside the city walls. Then laid siege to the town while awaiting reinforcements, but British ships came first and the French Retreated to Montreal.
Treaty of Paris
A treaty that gave most of New France territory to the British empire
A territorial dispute between the French and British which subsequently started the Seven Years War
The French capture Fort Oswego
Led by General Montcalm the French army captures Fort Oswego
The French capture Fort William Henrey
Led by General Montcalm the French army captures Fort William Henrey