A History of the French War, Ending in the Conquest of Canada with a Preliminary Account of the Early Attempts at Colonization and Struggles for the Possession of the Continent
A History of the French War, Ending in the Conquest of Canada with a Preliminary Account of the Early Attempts at Colonization and Struggles for the Possession of the Continent - Rossiter Johnson. This engaging book covers nearly every issue related to the French and Indian War, and the events that led up to it. Organized chronologically, the topics include: explorations by Cartier and Champlain; the Jesuits; interactions with Algonquins and Iroquois; La Salle; King William's War; massacres at Dover, Saco and Schenectady; Queen Anne's War and the attacks on Wells, Saco, Casco, Deerfield and Lancaster; attack on Haverhill; Father Rasle; forts at Niagara, Oswego and Crown Point; King George's War; attacks on Canso and Annapolis; La Loutre; the Siege of Louisbourg; exile of the Acadians; French posts in the Ohio Valley; Sir William Johnson; The Walking Purchase; Christopher Gist; French Attack on Picqua; George Washington; Braddock's Defeat; Battle of Lake George; Fort William Henry; Fort Ticonderoga; German Flats; Abercromby's defeat and the death of Lord Howe; capture of Forts Frontenac and Du Quesne; siege and capture of Fort Niagara; Amherst; Adventures of Rogers; the siege and capture of Quebec; deaths of Montcalm and Wolfe; surrender of Canada; Treaty of Paris, and predictions of the Revolt of the Colonies.
(1882), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, indices, 408 pp.
101-J1464 ISBN: 078841464X