Result, Ticonderoga and Crown Point captured by New England militia ...
Canadian campaign ... British, the fort was no longer on the frontier of two great
empires, guarding the principal ... importa...
Then the Indians took over the British forts and burned the colonists' ... The
colonists were refusing to obey the Quartering Act by not giving up their homes or
..... the major route through the Hudson River Valley from the Canadian border, ...
men to capture Fort Crown Point which sat on the southern tip of Lake Champlain
1.1 Concerns; 1.2 The Capture; 1.3 Crown Point and Fort St. Johns; 1.4 Aftermath
... Revolutionary War started, American Revolutionaries were concerned about
Fort Ticonderoga. The fort ... important Lake Champlain valley, the route between
the rebellious Thirteen Colonies and the British-controlled Canadian provinces.
Beyond the Ohio River Valley were the nations around the Great Lakes. ... New
France had three colonies: Canada (along the St. Lawrence River), the ... The
French had a series of forts and trading posts along the main travel and .....
During the summer the British captured Fort Niagara, Fort Ticonderoga, and
Dec 27, 2007 ... The colonies were quite diverse, including religious disenters. ... It was thus only
a matter of time before the two Empires came into conflict. ... The Ohio Valley ...
The most imprtant of these forts was the Ohio River fort, Fort Duquesne ....
Duquesne, Crown Point, Ticonderoga, and Niagara which were turned ...
Nov 2, 2007 ... Ethan Allen's capture of Fort Ticonderoga gave American colonists their first
victory ... In the storm-tossed hours since midnight, only two waterlogged .... than
a corporal's guard of a few score men, were ripe for the plucking. ... To Allen,
seizing the key Champlain forts at Ticonderoga and Crown Point was a ...
Roughly two-thirds of these were Indians—Ottawas who had traveled from ... (
Guarding the river linking Lake Ontario to Lake Erie, the French fort protected the
flow of supplies to French settlements and forts in western Canada.) ... In New
York, British commander William Johnson, ordered to capture Crown Point at the
The fort was positioned to cut the colonies in half, and two Americans, Ethan
Allen and .... The patriots were completely successfu1, routing the enemy and
taking nine .... But the Hudson was guarded by two strong forts -- Fort Washington
on the ..... north of Crown Point, and taking up a strong position between Valcour
Aug 25, 2005 ... In 1763 the British government, reasonably from its own point of view, ... As winter
turned into spring in 1775, patriot leaders were busily shaping ... and Crown
Point, strategic positions on the route between New York and Canada. .... of
troops from several colonies during the capture of Fort Duquesne in the ...
The capture of Niagara would sever communications between Canada and the
West and ... This portage was protected by Fort Stanwix and smaller guard posts.
... Small supply posts were constructed along the route between the Mohawk
River ... Like Fort Pitt and Crown Point, both also begun in 1759, it was
pentagonal in ...