French Flag. British Flag. The French and British in Ohio 1492-1774. Who else was in Ohio?. The Big Picture 1492-1774. England, France, North America. The French and British have arrived!. So what are they doing here?. French Flag. British Flag.
Who else was in Ohio?
So what are they doing here?
-Ran a trading post in New France.
-Native Americans told him about a great river in the south.
-When he found the Ohio River, he named it Le Belle Riveiere (luh BEL ri vee AIR).
-He claimed the area around the river for France.
NO IT DOESN’T! It’s OURS! And, we’re going to start selling OUR land to OUR British people!The French are worried about the British.
Hey! That belongs to the French! I’ll bury this metal plate in the ground to prove it!
Celoron de Blainville
WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN NEXT?
Describe what you have learned about the French and British. Please be detailed.