French and Indian War

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French and Indian War

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A war (1756-1763) fought by Britain against the French and their Native American allies, part of the conflict known in Europe as the Seven Years' War. Britain, emerging victorious, took possession of the French territories in Canada and became the dominant colonial power in North America.

French and Indian War

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(Historical Terms) the war (1755–60) between the French and British, each aided by different Indian tribes, that formed part of the North American Seven Years' War
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Noun1.French and Indian War - a war in North America between France and Britain (both aided by American Indian tribes); 1755-1760
Seven Years' War - a war of England and Prussia against France and Austria (1756-1763); Britain and Prussia got the better of it
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The French and Indian War and the Conquest of New France.
The French and Indian War and the Conquest of New France is a heavily researched and detailed accounting of a war destined to shape the futures of France, America, and Native American tribes.
Moreover, in spite of the bloody character of the battle itself, it was by no means the decisive moment in the conquest of New France.