Unformatted text preview: command—most spectacular, perhaps, were the exploits of the rangers under Robert Rogers —reduced French holdings and influence. The war became a fight for the St. Lawrence, with Montcalm pitted against the brilliant Wolfe. The climax came in 1759 in the open battle on the Plains of Abraham (see Abraham, Plains of ). Both Wolfe and Montcalm were killed, but Quebec fell to the British. In 1760, Montreal also fell, and the war was over. The Treaty of Paris in 1763 (see Paris, Treaty of ) ended French control of Canada, which went to Great Britain....
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- French And Indian War, Quebec, Quebec City, James Wolfe, Louis Joseph de Montcalm, elder William Pitt