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This week's topic is “The French and Indian War”

The links/references referred to in this show are listed below.

1. http://www.saylor.org/site/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/HIST001-1.7.3-Great-War-for-Empire.pdf

2. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-seven-years-war-begins

3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Years%27_War

4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_and_Indian_War


5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis-Joseph_de_Montcalm

- http://www.thewarthatmadeamerica.org WSBCTC2

The above link opens the site in a new window. You will refer to the "Interactive Timeline" again. Click on the years 1753, 1754, and 1755 to see the military campaigns of these years and read the text for each year that presents the point of view (POV) of the British, French, and Indians. The 1755 map simply traces General Braddock's route from Fort Cumberland in western Maryland on the Potomac River to Fort Duquesne where his force of about 1500 troops (including George Washington) faced about 900 French and Indians and were defeated, with Braddock and over 450 of his men dying...