- The British needed the fertile land in the valley for farming.
Why They Fought
- The French needed the land for trapping animals to trade fur.
Advantages and Disadvantages
- food supply
- no cohesive government
- location of settlements
- location of supplies
Key Battle Points
1759 - British troops captured Quebec
Key Battle points
The French allied themselves with the American Indians. It was also easy to spot the British in their bright red coats.
The Treaty of Paris
After the war, Great Britain gained control of Canada, as well as all the land between the Mississippi River and the Appalachian Mountains. However, to pay the debt, the government levied taxed on the colonists. This did not sit well with the colonists.