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    The French and Indian wars is the general name for a series of wars and conflicts between Great Britain and France during a period of 75 years. The fought over the possession of North America for territorial expansion in general, and for the rich fur trade around the Hudson Bay region specifically. Since King William III was the English monarch at the time of the conflict, the first war was named the King William's War. This war is the extension of the European War of the Grand Alliance. The British

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    French and Indians uniting against Britain in the war known as the the French and Indian War. Although American relations with Britain remained economically similar in the time before and after the French and Indian War in that Great Britain relied on the American colonies for revenue, the French and Indian War was a significant political turning point in that Great Britain’s period of benign neglect ended and Americans began challenging Britain’s authority; therefore, the French and Indian War marked

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    The French And Indian War

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    Since the beginning of history, wars have been fought to gain territories, independence, or to fight against those who take away one’s rights. The French and Indian War was fought in North America over the Ohio Valley, however, it is much more than just a war to gain territory. This war opened doors to the colonists who decided that fighting for independence was something they were in need of doing. The French and Indian War was the portion of the Seven Year’s War that was fought in North America

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    During the French and Indian War of 1754-1763, the French and the British were competing for land throughout the Ohio Valley, the Mississippi River, and the St. Lawrence River and for trading rights in North America. Both nations saw this territory as a necessity to increase its own power and wealth while simultaneously limiting the strength of its rival. Although, after the French and Indian War the British gained all of the French land in North America. Following the war the British government

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    The French and Indian War/Seven Years War began in response to the British unapologetically impinging on the French and the Indian territory. After the seven years of war, the French and British negotiated the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty of Paris effectively ended the French and Indian War/the Seven Years War. It was put into practice in 1763. The immediate results included the French loss of all territory in the Americas except some islands in the Gulf, the Spanish receiving all land west of the

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    know that the French and Indian War is also called “The seven years war?” The war got it’s name because it lasted seven years, from 1754-1763. The name French and Indian War is mostly used in united states referring to two main enemies of british colonists; the french and the indian allies who helped them. The war was between the british and french to gain power and establishment over Ohio River Valley. The background on the French and Indian War The French and Indian War occurred because both the

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    The French and Indian war was about the trades and trading problems. In the 1750s, both Britain and France had colonies in North America. The British were planning to settle in the Ohio River Valley and to trade with the Native Americans who lived there. The French made forts to protect their trading with the Indians. And In 1754, George Washington led an army against the French. The event that lead to the French and Indian War began after a series of incidents in the upper Ohio River valley, they

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    The French and Indian was a turning point in the American Revolution, and involved various countries around the globe. Many changes in the political lifestyle helped changed the colonies immensely. America wanted its independence more than ever after events that sparked a great shift between the 13 colonies and its mother country. Economic affairs were increasing because of the war and the need for products that the Americans were able to produce. The idea of wanting its independence from Britain

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    The French and Indian war started in 1756 and lasted until 1765. The war cost a lot of money, King George III made the colonists pay for the war by raising taxes. The taxes from the war made the colonists angry and revolt against the crown. King George III was doing what was best for the United Kingdom not the colonists. In his eyes the colonists were peasants. He put the people of the United Kingdom first. Benjamin Franklin made the famous cartoon join or die to inspire the people to fight in the

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    French and Indian War Essay

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    The Seven Years War, or sometimes referred to as the French and Indian war, took place in the year 1754 and finally came to a conclusion in 1763, just prior to the American Revolution. The French and Indian war is often a war that’s importance is overlooked throughout the history of America. The French and Indian war set the stage for the George Washington to become the most important American figure in history. The events and battles of the Seven Years War would lead the colonist to helping the

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