NOV 1, 1753- 21 year old Major George Washington departs Williamsburg, Virginia for the Ohio Valley.
May 28th 1754 Lt. Colonel George Washington, having returned to the Ohio Valley with a regiment of Virginia provincial troops, defeats a French force near the Great Meadows
A French force of 700 attacks George Washington and his 400 troops at Fort Necessity in retaliation for the massacre of the French at the Great Meadows. George Washington is forced to surrender and leave the Ohio Valley.
october 21,1758 The Treaty of Easton is signed between the British and several Native American nations, including the Iroquois League and the Ohio Indians. In return for peace, the British promise to renegotiate the Walking Purchase of 1737, through which the Iroquois gave away Delaware lands in western Pennsylvania to the British colony.
April 5,1964 -British Parliament passes the Sugar Act, extending the tax on foreign molasses imported into the American colonies and imposing new or higher taxes on several other non-British goods, like coffee.