George Washington arrives in Ohio country to counter the French

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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.

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