A narrative history podcast covering the history of the epic conflict for control over the important waterways between New York and Quebec from 1754-1815. The overview will cover three major conflicts including the French & Indian War, The American Revolution, and the War of 1812. Our journey will concentrate on a geographic area in the shape of a triangle, from the St. Lawrence to Lake Ontario and down to New York Harbor. Please join me in a new examination of the impact these crucial waterways had on European imperial development and the formation of the early American Republic.
Discover the history of French settlement of Acadia and British attempts to cleanse Acadia of it’s French inhabitants during the French and Indian War. We’ll also discuss the fall of the Fortress of Louisbourg in 1758 and examine the historiography of Le Grand Derangement.