mid 1700s, Britain making great efforts to strengthen its global naval supremacy.
Alliances were formed (Britain-Prussia, France-Austria)
French had alliance of the First Nations (Native Indians)
made the mistake of letting colonies fend for themselves; Leaving the majority of their troops in Europe to fight the battles there.
(1789), while the battle on the Plains of Abraham were taking place, 2 other battles were decimating the French fleet (Lagos in Portugal and Quiberon Bay in France).
allowed the British to gain naval supremacy on the Atlantic & cut off supply lines to French troops in New France.
Treaty of Paris signified the end of the war
– Europe in massive debt, needed to find new way to recoup losses
– Royal Proclamation of 1763 sought to limit land claims and settlement of Western territories,
partly to avoid conflict with Native American tribes there.