Rediscovering Colonial America: Forbes’ Campaign For Fort Duquesne Part One

After the defeat of the British at the Battle of Monongahela on July 9, 1755, there was not much military activity by the British to reattempt to take the Forks of the Ohio at Fort Duquesne. 1,337 more words


Lesson 24 -French & Indian War & Albany Plan of Union- 10/13

Vocabulary Word: Boycott

Essential Question:

How did the French & Indian War help to cause the American Revolution?


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We reviewed the French and Indian War and discussed Benjamin Franklin’s Albany Plan of Union. 45 more words

Weinmann's Class

Lesson 21 - French & Indian War - Tuesday 9/29

Lesson 21 – French & Indian War – Tuesday 9/29

Vocabulary Word: Militia

Essential Question: What was the turning point of the French & Indian War? 76 more words

Weinmann's Class

Casualties of war on September 19 (1756)

Guest post by Len Travers

If Robert Wilson had done what he did today instead of in 1756, they would have given him a medal. That year, September 19 was a Sunday. 770 more words

American History

*The Constable's Tale*5-Stars* by Donald Smith-Don't Miss it!

The Constable’s Tale is a compelling and meticulously crafted historical fiction novel. Donald Smith crafts this eighteen-century story with numerous sharp and authentic details. I felt as if I was living during the 1700’s in early America instead of just reading about it. 239 more words

Peg Glover Reviews

Rediscovering Colonial America: The Braddock Expedition – 1755, Part Two

On June 28, Maj. Gen. Braddock’s army was located at Stewart’s Crossing on the Youghiogheny River. The British would actually cross this river a couple of times as they marched west and north to Fort Duquesne, where they would encamp for a day. 1,888 more words