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
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How did the French & Indian War help to cause the American Revolution?
We reviewed the French and Indian War and discussed Benjamin Franklin’s Albany Plan of Union. 45 more words
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
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