The French started their first North American settlement. The St. Lawrence river was explored the St. Lawrence river.
The first permanent French town was established. It was Quebec. Shortly after establishment, French priests and fur trades spread into the continent.
French priests tried to convert the Natives to Christians. Champlain also assisted Algonquin and other native tribes to defeat the Mohawk Iroquois; they had a good relationship.
The entire Mississippi Valley was claimed for the French by Robert Cavelier. It was named Louisiana after King Louis the ninth.
British French Conflict
British French conflict reunited. A small number of French soldiers who were attacked by Washington's militia. The French fought back. These small attacks resulted in the start of the French and Indian war.
New France had a much lower population than the British did. The French having only 70,000 and the British having over 1,000,000.
British showing weakness
1755 - 1756
British troops started to show weakness, everyone began to question their spot in the war. Then soon after suffered defeat by Washington.
William Pitt put in British control
William Pitt was put in British control by King George. King George was angered by French success. Under their new leader the French began winning because he had the idea to be assisted by the Iroquois natives as an alie.
The proclamation of 1763 was made to avoid further conflicts amoung the two groups.
The war officially ended. Great Britain had taken all of North America that was East of the Mississippi river. Britain gained French lands. The treaty of Paris was signed.