The fighting between the French and the British began in 1754, but war was not officially declared until 1756. The French and Natives of North America fought as allies against the British at the start of the French and Indian War.
Today we are here to sign the Treaty of Paris
The British raised taxes and rated acts
Beginning of the American Revolution
Declaration of Independence
Ending the Seven Year’s War, also known as the French and Indian War in North America. France ceded all mainland North American territories, except New Orleans, in order to retain her Caribbean sugar islands. Britain gained all territory east of the Mississippi River; Spain kept territory west of the Mississippi, but exchanged East and West Florida for Cuba.