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Archiving Early America __ "The French and Indian War (1754-1760) is replete with incidents of scalping by French, English and Native American combatants. Newspapers, diaries, journals, and other period sources all document these occurrences." You will find an interesting article about the practice. Colonial governments encouraged the practice by offering bounties for scalps. - illustrated - From - 

Background of the French and Indian War __ You will find a good account of "why" the war took place along with text links to more detailed materials. - illustrated - From -


Fort Duquesne __ "The point at which the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers join to form the Ohio River (La Belle Riviere to the French) has been known as the Forks of the Ohio, an area recognized for its strategic importance by early British and French agents."  Learn about the importance of Fort Duquesne and the village of Pittsburgh. - From -   

French and Indian War __ "The French and Indian War is the common American name for the decisive nine-year conflict (17541763) in North America between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its North American Colonies against France and its North American Colonies, which was one of the theatres of the Seven Years' War." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - from wikipedia - 

French and Indian War __ "The French and Indian War was one in a string of wars fought between England and France beginning in the late 1600s. What made the French and Indian War so different from the earlier conflicts was that it began in the New World." You will find a good one page summary of the war's history along with links to related resources. - From - 



The French & Indian War __ Learn about the disputes leading up to the war and what the outcome was. You will find a brief history. - From - 

French and Indian War __ "During the 18th century, land in North America was controlled by Spain, France and Britain, with Spain controlling Florida, France exerting its power in the northern and central areas and Britain controlling the east. All three nations knew they could not co-exist together peacefully in North America and that this situation which could only be settled by war." A good look at history. - from - 


The French & Indian War __ "The Seven Years War (1689-1763) was a massive conflict involving Austria, England, France, Great Britain, Prussia, and Sweden. The conflict was played out in Europe, India, and North America. In Europe, Sweden , Austria, and France were allied to crush the rising power of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. The English and the French battled for colonial domination in North America, the Caribbean, and in India." A good one page summary with links to related materials. - From - 



The French and Indian War (1754-1763) __ An overview perhaps for the younger student. - From -


The French and Indian War Part 1: The Colonies in America __ A good introduction to the French and Indian War for younger students. - From Social Studies for Kids - 

French and Indian War Resources __ Here you will find comprehensive resources about the French and Indian Wars. - From - 



French and Indian Wars: The French and Indian War __ A good account of the war and its history. "Rivalry for the West, particularly for the valley of the upper Ohio, prepared the way for another war. In 1748 a group of Virginians interested in Western lands formed the Ohio Company, and at the same time the French were investigating possibilities of occupying the upper Ohio region. The French were first to act, moving S from Canada and founding two forts." - From -
Maps of the French and Indian War __ "Maps from the French and Indian War period from the collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Background information on the French and Indian War with timeline. Background information on maps and mapmaking in the eighteenth century. Online book of A Set of Plans and Forts in North America, by Mary Ann Roque." - illustrated - from - 

The Seven Year War Website ( French and Indian War ) __ "The Seven Year War Website offers French and Indian War articles, French and Indian War links, uniform charts, French and Indian War reenactments, military replicas (swords uniforms), film props, consulting, ..." - illustrated - From - 



The Seven Years War __ You will find a historic outline of the Seven Years War in Canada. - From - 

The Seven Years' War, 1756-1763: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage __ An overview of the war's effects on Newfoundland and Labrador. - From -


Treaty of Paris (1763) __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia -


Treaty of Paris, French and Indian War __ An overview of the events leading up to the treaty and the outcome.  Embedded links lead to related topics. - From -  

USA: French and Indian War -Index __ A good look at the war in the form of click-to-read articles. - from Informatiekunde Groningen - 


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