William Pitt

French & Indian War


Secretary of State, foremost leader of the British government during the 7 years war.


Pitt was the reason for the turning of the tide of the 7 Years War.

He shifted the focus from Europe to the North American continent.

Attacked the French West Indies, and also struck a death blow to Quebec in 1759.

Allowed Great Britain to emerge as the dominant power in north America- this set up the beginning of America's hatred towards Britain's taxation because Britain ad control over 'Merica.!!!!