French and Indian War/Seven Years War (1754-1763)

The French and Indian War (1754 - 1763) was the North American theater of the Seven Years War. British colonists, French colonists, and Native American allies on both sides battled for control of the Ohio Valley region, between the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers.  The French and Indian War shaped North America as we know it today. If the French had won the war, North America and Canada would look drastically different. 

French and Indian War, Part 1 | History In A Nutshell
Episode 1


Although the French and Indian War began officially in 1756, rising tension and engagements between British and French colonists happened years prior. With the English, French, and Native Americans...