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Colonial America (1492-1776)
The French and Indian War

Colonial America (1492-1776)
Colonial America (1492-1776)


The French and Indian War
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.36

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    lasted, treaty, entire, nearly, spread, lead, between, fight, land, after, city, reason, coast, lived, along, eastern
     content words:    New World, Mississippi Rivers, North America, South Carolina, Native Americans, Mississippi River, New Orleans, Indian War, Many Indians, Some Indians


The French and Indian War
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     After the 1600s, many countries claimed land in the New World. Spain claimed Florida and most of the land west of the Mississippi. This was called Louisiana. France claimed Canada and the land along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Britain claimed land along the entire eastern coast of North America, from Maine to South Carolina. Native Americans lived in all these places. They thought that the land belonged to everyone, just as the sky and the sun did. As colonists took over more and more land, some Indians grew angry.
 
2     War broke out between France and Britain. The war began in the colonies in 1754. It spread to Europe in 1756. The war lasted seven years. Britain won the war in 1763. A treaty between the two countries gave Britain France's land in Canada and to the west of the English colonies as far as the Mississippi River. Spain had helped France in the war. In the treaty, Spain had to give up Florida, but it kept all of Louisiana. This .....
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