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French and Indian War   /frɛntʃ ənd ˈɪndiən wɔr/   Listen
French and Indian War

A war in North America between France and Britain (both aided by American Indian tribes); 1755-1760.

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"French and Indian War" Quotes from Famous Books

... in which Mrs. Waldron was placed, on the northern border, during the French and Indian war of the last century. She and her husband occupied a small block-house which they had built a few miles from Cherry Valley, New York, and here she was doomed to suffer all that a wife could, in witnessing the terrible fate of her husband and being at the same time ...
— Woman on the American Frontier • William Worthington Fowler

... The French and Indian War gave the colonists valuable training as soldiers, freed them from the danger of attack by their French neighbors, and so made them less dependent on Great Britain for protection. But the mother country took no account of this, and at once began to do things which in ten years' time drove ...
— A Brief History of the United States • John Bach McMaster

... bounty in the French and Indian War the governor of Virginia issued a proclamation granting Western lands to the soldiers, and under this Washington not merely secured fifteen thousand acres in his own right, but by buying the claims of some of ...
— The True George Washington [10th Ed.] • Paul Leicester Ford

Words linked to "French and Indian War" :   warfare, war, Seven Years' War

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