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Updated: 2/22/2021
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  • France and the colonies were arguing over the border west of the Appalachian mountains.
  • France tried to force the settlers out by capturing several of their trading posts and destroying Native American villages that supported the colonies.
  • Colonel Washington and his men made their own stockade called Fort Necessity and the French easily captured it.
  • When word spread to King James he declared war.
  • After a long amount of fighting and Britain losing, small pox broke out in some Native French allies, Britain won.
  • After 7 years of fighting Britain was in large debt and their solution was to tax the colonists. The colonists were not very happy and started to detest the English.