George Washington arrives in Ohio country to counter the French (36 words)

Historical Context Note


In December 1753, a young George Washington (22nd February, 1732 - 14th December, 1799) was asked by the governor of Virginia, Robert Dinwiddie, to go to the French and demand their withdrawal from Ohio. The French refused to comply.

Related Groups

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