First French and Indian war begins

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Historical Context Note

Also known as King William's War: colonists attack Port Royal, Nova Scotia, and Quebec, and the French and their Indian allies burn Schenectady. The 1697 Treaty of Ryswick restored the pre-war status quo. See our entry on French and Indian Wars : Anglo-French Conflict in North America
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Editors. "First French and Indian war begins". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10784, accessed 02 September 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. Seven Years' War in North America: French and Indian Wars
  2. First Peoples in North America