Date
Northern Events
Western Events
Other Events
1753


French begin construction of forts in West, including Ft. Duquesne (1754)

1754
May 28

Washington defeats French party; builds Fort Necessity

June


Albany Congress
July 3

Washington defeated at Great Meadows

1755
June
British victory at Ft. Beauséjour (Nova Scotia)


July 9

Braddock defeated

Summer

September Johnson victory at Lake George


September Johnson fails at Crown Point


October Expulsion of Acadians begins

1756
May

Seven Years' War begins as Britain declares war on France
Spring
Washington begins patrolling Western frontier
August 14-15
Montcalm takes Fort Oswego
1757
August 9

Montcalm takes Fort William Henry

1758



William Pitt heads British war effort
July Abercromby fails at Fort Carillon

July 27 Amherst takes Louisbourg

August 27 Bradstreet takes Fort Frontenac

November 25 Forbes occupies Fort Duquesne

1759: "The Year of Victories"
June Siege of Québec begins


June 26

Johnson at Fort Niagara
July-August Amherst at Ticonderoga and Crown Point

September 13 Fall of Québec

October Rogers' Rangers raid St. Francis Abenaki

1760
September 8 Montreal surrenders

1761



George III dismisses Pitt
1763
July 31
Battle of Bloody Run

August 5-6
Battle of Bushy Run



Treaty of Paris signed


See Indian Wars Time Table .

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