Description: In 1775, American Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery and his troops invaded Quebec. All that stood between Montreal and the enemy was a fort at St. Jean. After an eight-week siege, British Major Charles Preston finally surrendered the fort. A description of the attack of Fort St. Jean is in this excerpt based on the television series "Canada: A People's History." Site includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.