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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Nov 2017 11:55 a.m. PST

"Leading European powers during the mid-18th century were in conflict with one another for control of land and dominance. These tensions developed into a multi-country confrontation known as the Seven Years War that pitted France, Austria, Sweden, Russia, and Saxony against Prussia, Hanover, and Great Britain. Conflicts were not just isolated to European boundaries but were on a global scale with hostilities expanding into territories surrounding India and North America. The struggle occurring within the colonies, centered on Great Britain against France, was known as the French and Indian War.

North American territory was dominated by the British on the eastern coast, the French down in Louisiana up through Canada following the Mississippi Valley, and the Spanish in Florida. Each European power was vying for dominance within North America and all were aiming to claim the most land possible. Due to Spain's miniscule settlement, the main contest for supremacy came between Great Britain and France…"
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