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Why Famous He saved Fort Louisbourg He saved Quebec from the French Early Life Born on January 2, 1727 Born in Westerham, England Joined the army at fourteen years old Fought his first battle at sixteen Later Life Fought on the plains of Abraham Died on September 3, 1759, on the plains of Abraham Main Accomplishments General in British Army Saved Fort Louisbourg from the French Army Captured Quebec after beating the French Other Accomplishments Deafeated the general of the French Army, General Marquis De Montacalm Interesting Facts James Wolfe liked poetry He was a tall gangly man He had a “hachet“ face with a “receding chin” Learned how to speak French Interesting Facts (Continued) Had a latin tutor to teach him how to speak latin He is awkward He had an high temperature Conclusion I chose him because I wanted to know why there was a school named after him. I learned that he was the hero of Fort Louisbourg and he saved Quebec from the French Army. Bibliograhy Websites: Clyde R. Jasper, “Generral James Wolfe”, http://digitalhistory.org/general_james_wolfe .htm. Hubert H. Bancroft, “Generla James Wolfe Biography”, 1900’s, http://www.publicbookshelf.com/public_html/ The_Great_Republic_By_the_Master_Histor ians_Vol_I/generalja_fb.html. Bibliography(continued) Websites: Louisbourg.ca, “Major-General James Wolfe”, July.7/02, http://www.louisbourg.ca/fort/hero.htm. Books and Encyclopdia: Don Gillmor and Pierre Turgeon, “Canada’s A Peoples History”. World Book Encyclopedia, 1998 edition. World Book Millennium, 2000 edition.
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