Episode 014: Canada Becomes British & Britain Gets King George III

October 15, 2017

The British Army in America captures the final concentration of French forces at Montreal in 1760.  This effectively ends major combat operations in North America.  With the death of his grandfather, 22 year old King George III claims the throne.

 

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Episode 013: The Battle of Quebec

October 8, 2017

British Gen. Wolfe defeats French Gen. Montcalm on the Plains of Abraham in 1759.  The British capture the key city of Quebec.

 

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Episode 012: The Fall of Forts Duquesne, Niagara, and Carillon

October 1, 2017

After convincing most Indians to abandon the French in the Ohio Valley, the British take Fort Duquesne at the end of 1758.  Gen. Amherst takes command of British forces for the 1759 fighting season, capturing Forts Niagara and Carillion as well.  Fort Duquesne becomes Fort Pitt.  Fort Carillion becomes Fort Ticonderoga.

 

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Episode 011: Louisbourg, Frontenac, & Treaty of Easton

September 24, 2017

Gen. Amherst captures Louisbourg in Britain's first major victory of the French and Indian War.  The British follow up with a successful raid on Fort Frontenac.  In Pennsylvania, the British sign the Treaty of Eastong.  This ends most of the military opposition of Indians in the Ohio Valley.

 

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Episode 010: New British Strategy & Attack on Fort Carillon

September 17, 2017

After continuing defeats, Britiain changes leaders and adopts a new srategy for encouraging British colonail war support in North America.  Gen. Abercromby's army assaults Fort Carillon at Ticonderoga.

 

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Episode 009: Fort William Henry Massacre & Rise of William Pitt

September 10, 2017

The French offensive continues in 1757 as Gen. Montcalm takes Fort William Henry.  France's Indian allies massacre part of the British and colonial garrison.  In London, the King gives William Pitt a chance to turn around the war with new strategies.

 

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Episode 008: Surrender of Fort Oswego

September 3, 2017

The French go on the offensive, capturing Forts Ontario and Oswego.  The British retreat, ceding much of upper New York to the French and their Indian allies.  Various tribes also move aggressively to push British colonists out of the Ohio Valley.

 

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Episode 007: Acadia, Lake George, and Loudoun

August 27, 2017

The British expel the French inhabitants, of Acadia.  The French and British fight over Lake George.  Britain gets a new Prime Minister, the Duke of New Castle.  Lord Loudoun arrives in America as the new British miltiary commander.

 

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Episode 006: British Take Charge: Battle of the Monongahela

August 20, 2017

Britain sends Gen. Braddock to America to recapture the Ohio Valley in 1755.  He meets the French and Indians at the Battle of the Monongahela.

 

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Episode 005: Jumonville & Fort Necessity

August 13, 2017

Virginia sends a young man named George Washington into the Ohio Valley to challenge the French. There, he starts a world war.

 

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