Duel For North America (New France And French/Indian War) 1608-1763

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French And Indian War Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz includes US history from the year 1608 through 1763. It includes these wars: King William, Queen Anne, War of Austrian Succession/Jenkins Ear/King Georges War, French and Indian War, Cheif Pontiac's Uprising. This quiz is very particular on details. There are 24 multiple choice/fill in the blank followed by 4 essay questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was not a reason why New France was late in colonization?
    • A. 

      Foreign wars

    • B. 

      Religious turmoil

    • C. 

      Internal wars between colonies

    • D. 

      Domestic strife

  • 2. 
    What was the Edict of Nantes?
    • A. 

      Granted limited toleration to French Protestants

    • B. 

      Banned all Catholics from New France

    • C. 

      Caused the collapse of the New France empire

    • D. 

      Issued religious wars to break out all over the empire

  • 3. 
    Name the first establishment on the St. Lawrence River.
  • 4. 
    Who was earned the title "Father of New France"?
    • A. 

      William Pitt

    • B. 

      General Braddock

    • C. 

      Samuel de Champlain

    • D. 

      Robert de la Salle

  • 5. 
    Name the Indian tribe that Champlain befriended.Hint: They were enemies with the Iroquois.
  • 6. 
    What type of government did New France have?
    • A. 

      Democratic

    • B. 

      Autocratic

    • C. 

      Republic

    • D. 

      They didn't have a government

  • 7. 
    What was New France's valuable resource?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Silk

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Beaver

  • 8. 
    The efforts of the Jesuits, French Catholic missionaries, who tried to convert Indians to Christianity, ________, but played a vital role in _______________.
    • A. 

      Failed, exploration

    • B. 

      Failed, befriending the indians

    • C. 

      Succeeded, exploration

    • D. 

      Succeeded, befriending the indians

  • 9. 
    To thwart English settlers pushing into the Ohio Valley, Antoine Cadillac founded ________.
  • 10. 
    To check Spanish penetration into the region of the Gulf of Mexico, Robert De La Salle founded _______________.
  • 11. 
    Which fortified post did the French establish to block Spain?
    • A. 

      Quebec

    • B. 

      New Orleans

    • C. 

      Montreal

    • D. 

      Acadia

  • 12. 
    Which two of the following were fighting during King William, and Queen Anne's war?
    • A. 

      French and Spanish

    • B. 

      French and Indians

    • C. 

      French and English

    • D. 

      Spanish and Indians

  • 13. 
    After the peace treaty of Utrecht, what was England awarded with?
    • A. 

      Acadia

    • B. 

      Newfoundland

    • C. 

      Hudson Bay

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What started the war of Jenkins ear? (Also known as the War of Austrian Succession or King George's War)
    • A. 

      The placing of Jenkin's ear in a locked box

    • B. 

      A great depression in New France

    • C. 

      Other foreign was breaking out

    • D. 

      Smuggling in the Carribbean

  • 15. 
    What French fortress was first captured by England, but then given back to France?
    • A. 

      Louisbourg

    • B. 

      Montreal

    • C. 

      Quebec

    • D. 

      Fort Necessity

  • 16. 
    What area were the French and English fighting over?
    • A. 

      Quebec

    • B. 

      Montreal

    • C. 

      Ohio Country

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Who was in command of over 150 militia men to secure Virginia's claim to Ohio River Valley?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      George Bush

  • 18. 
    Why did the British uproot thousands of French Acadians and place them as far south as Louisiana?
    • A. 

      They thought the Spanish would kidnap them

    • B. 

      They feared a stab in the back from them

    • C. 

      They wanted to extend their empire

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Which congress summoned by the British government had the purpose of keeping the Iroquois loyal to the British and to unite the colonists?
  • 20. 
    Who published the "Join or Die" cartoon?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Frankiln

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      William Pitt

    • D. 

      All of these people helped to publish this

  • 21. 
  • 22. 
    Who is William Pitt, and what did he do to improve General Braddock's original plan? Explain how he captured Montreal and Quebec.
  • 23. 
    What three things did the French and Indian war do to the colonials?
  • 24. 
    What was Chief Pontiac's uprising and what proclamation ended it? What did the proclamation saY?