St. Frederic (Crown
Definition: Fort on Lake
Champlain that was one of the most heavily fortified forts
France owned. They called it Fort St. Frederic and used it
to control operations on Lake Champlain and traffic to the
St. Lawrence River. British forces under Jeffery Amherst
captured the fort in summer 1759 and named it Fort Crown
Point. The later capture of Fort Ticonderoga, another Lake
Champlain fort, gave the British control of the lake and a
vital entry point to the St. Lawrence River itself.
Some good details about the fort and its importance.
French and Indian War
Read about the war, its battles, its origins, and its
on the Web:
on the Fort
Go into greater detail about the fort and the battle.
and Indian War:
Prepared by students just like you, this site traces the war
and its consequences as a way to explain the origins of the
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