The last major battle of the French and Indian War was the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec. It took place on Sept. 13, 1759.
The French and Indian War is the American name for the Seven Years War that embroiled most of Europe from 1756 to 1763, according to the U.S. Department of State. The Battle of the Plains of Abraham was the last major land engagement of the war in North America and resulted in the loss of Canada for the French. The British General James Wolfe died in the final assault on Quebec. His death inspired many American and British novels, songs and paintings. The Seven Years War continued for another three years, but the French and Indian War effectively ended with the capture of Quebec.Learn More
The French and Indian War was the North American segment of the Seven Years' War. The direct conflict in North America was between Great Britain and France.Full Answer >
The French and Indian War resulted from tensions on the American frontier between Britain and the 13 colonies, and France and the colonists in its American territory of New France. New France encompassed Louisiana, the area between the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes region and Canada.Full Answer >
Great Britain received the vast majority of land east of the Mississippi River, including Canada, after the end of the French and Indian War. The city of New Orleans, however, became part of the Spanish holdings in North America.Full Answer >
The French and Indian War took place in many locations, which included places in Europe, India and North America. The war began in 1754 and officially ended with the Treaty of Paris in 1763.Full Answer >