1779 in Canada
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Events from the year 1779 in Canada.
- At a Parliamentary investigation, General Burgoyne charges failure to the Canadian forces and to St. Luc, commander of the Indians.
- A retaliatory U.S. campaign destroys Indian towns and crops, breaking the Iroquois League's power.
- The American colonies ally with Spain.
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- February 14 - James Cook killed by Hawaiian natives, cutting short his search for Northwest Passage. (born 1728)