Day 15 - "Can I be the British captain?"

Finishing up notes on the French and Indian War
Ready, here’s a vocab quiz (combined Language Arts & Social Studies for short blocks) 207 more words

Caesar Rodney, a Signer of the Declaration of Independence, and His Famous "Midnight Ride"to Save a Nation

Caesar Rodney was born on his father’s farm in St. Jones Neck in Dover Hundred, Kent County, Delaware, on October 7, 1728. His family were prominent members of the community.  1,209 more words

British History

September 13, 1759: Battle of the Plains of Abraham

The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West is a painting which has always fascinated me.  Wolfe’s victory at the Plains of Abraham in 1759 sealed the doom of New France and also the doom ultimately of British rule in the 13 colonies.  259 more words

Congratulations to William Griffith

Our enthusiastic congratulations to Emerging Revolutionary War’s William Griffith on the release of his new book, The Battle of Lake George, England’s First Triumph in the French and Indian War.  1,066 more words

British

The History of the United States: Episode 35 Road To Revolution Part 1

The French and Indian War is over for the colonies and Great Britain is the big winner.  But how to pay for it all? How to tend to it all? 66 more words

US History

The European Migration

Religious wars plagued Christian Europe beginning in 1518 when a Roman Catholic priest named Martin Luther, published a treatise against some questionable practices of the Catholic Church. 3,844 more words

August 10, 1755: The Expulsion of the Acadians Begins

The last century of horrors has tended to swallow up the memory of crimes prior to it, but the expulsion of the native French Canadiens from Acadia by the British, beginning on August 10, 1755, still stands out.  285 more words