General James Wolfe

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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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