Britain takes control of Acadia through the Treaty of Utrecht. Treaty of Utrecht: brought to an end the War of Spanish Succession between England and France. By it France gave up its claims in North America to Great Britain. France builds Louisbourg Louisbourg: the major settlement of the French colony. Britain captures Louisbourg France regains Louisbourg Britain builds Halifax Britain captures Louisbourg one more time during the Seven Years’ War. Seven Years’ War: a world war that took place from 1756-1763. Britain aimed to destroy the French navy and establish worldwide domination of the seas. France surrenders possession of nearly all its claims in North America including Louisbourg- under the Treaty of Paris which ends the war Treaty of Paris: the 1763 agreement between Britain and France that ended the Seven Years’ War, in which France gave up nearly all its claims in North America.