The colonial population grew very fast and expanded in the Ohio River Vally. Both Britain and France claimed control over the Ohio River Vally because it offered fertile land and various animals that could be hunted for food.
I will be the leader of the Militia
The French made good on their land claim by establishing a fort located in present day Pittsburgh.
I am so glad we won we really need the land.
Governor of Virginia orders a Militia to drive the french out of Fort Duquesne.
Why are they taxing us so much?
The governor choose a young man named George Washington to led the Militia
French lose war to British and they gained territory. American colonist take pride in what they have down.
The British has tremendous amount of debt. The king starting taxing the colonist for things they needed to survive.