The Battle of Quebec

By: Angie Thomas

The battle of Quebec

was fought because the American want to take control of Canada. One of the generals in the battle of Quebec switched sides. The attack happened because if America took over Quebec they hoped the Canadians would help them in the war. During the battle of Quebec it felt -31'F. That's why some soldiers die during the war. Can you believe the battle of Quebec was fought and all of America wanted to take control of Canada.

Generals

Generals

The generals who caught in the battle of Quebec are very important.

Guy Carlieton served for the Britsh, and nothing else. A lot of generals served for both sides, the British and America. Allan Maclean served for the British, but that's not it. Richard Montgomery he served for the British and America. Benedict Arnold served for The British and America. Daniel Morgon served for the Americans, only the Americans. James Livington served for Canada, the only one who served for Canada. James Wolfe served for the British and he had bad wounds. The generals served or worked for, are very serprixing.

On the battle field

The British attacked Quebec because they thought if they toke control of Canada they thought they would help them in the war.

How and Why they Attacked

The attack happened if the American took over Quebec they hoped Canadians would help them in the war. They attacked because Wolfe's men burned towns and farms beneath Quebec in an effect to force Montcalm to initiate an attack, on August to early September. Also the 250 ships carried 8,000 soldiers under the command of General James Wolfe. Then about 2 million British Colonists were living along the eastern seaboard of North America when the Seven Years' War began in Europe in 1756. On July 31, Wolfe launched an attack on Beauport, on the north shore east of Quebec, opposite Pointe Levi's, and made Quebec mad. For nearly a mouth, the British and French exchanged Fire, with no results. One boat load of men climbed silently and surprised an enemy guard. By dawn, about 4,500 British regulars had climbed the path and were ranged for battle. Then the British fired, reloaded, fired again, and charged with bayonet and sword. The French retreated indiaorder war. And that is why and how they attacked.

About the Battle

During the battle of Quebec it felt -31'F. That's why some soldiers died during the war. On the British side 5 died, and 14 wounded. About 60,000 French lived in America, mostly in what is now as eastern Canada. In 1758, however the British seized Louisbourg, a fortress on Cape Breton Island that was the Center o fFrench power in the area. The battle of Quebec it help bring an end to the French empire in North America Paris of 1763 gave almost all French territory. American generals was Benedict. The attack on Quebec began during the cloudy, calm night of Sept. 12-13, 1759. Montcalm had 1800 soldiers. Great British had 0 captured. The U.S. colonies had 431 captured. The battle started on Sunday, December 31,1775. They arrived around 10'o clock that morning. He quickly moved about 4,000 troops to meet the enemy. The French advanced too quickly and began firing at long range, with little effect. The British held their fire until the French were within 120 feet (37 meters). And that is what happened in the battle.

Conclusion

After all the Battle of Quebec was fought because the America wanted to take control of Canada. In fact some generals switched sides. Altogether the attack happened because if America took over Quebec they hoped the Canadians would help them in the war. Overall during the battle of Quebec it felt -31'F. That's why some soldiers died during the battle. In the long run can you believe the battle of Quebec was fought and all Americans wanted to take control of Canada.

Glossary

Empire- of relating to, or characteristic of a style ( as of clothing or furniture) popular in early 19th century France.


Retreat- an act or process of withdrawing especially from what Is difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable.


Seaboard- the part of a county that is along or near the sea.


Fortress- a fortifield place: a large and permanent fortification sometimes including a town.


Command- to direct authoritatively: order

Sources:

Anderson, Fred W. " Quebec, Battle of." World Book Student. World Book, 2015. Web. 25 Mar. 2015.


Andrews.edu


Edmodo


American Revolution ( Battles )