King George's War


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King George's War:

see French and Indian WarsFrench and Indian Wars,
1689–1763, the name given by American historians to the North American colonial wars between Great Britain and France in the late 17th and the 18th cent.
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Taking on a special significance in this centenary year of the First World War, the Queen, accompanied by her son the Duke of York, viewed a collection from King George's war museum, charting the origins of the garden parties from WWI.
For example, the War of the Austrian Succession was known as King George's War in America.
Eames's work focuses on the provincial soldier and frontier warfare in colonial New England between 1689 and 1748, a period that covers three North American conflicts known as King William's War, Queen Anne's War, and King George's War.
Johnson persuaded Hendrick to defend British interests in New York during King George's War through raids on French settlements in Canada.
Bizarrely, the brothers - who had bitter experience at the hands of Spaniards in what was called King George's War - were trusted with the rescue of eight tonnes of silver by captain Juan Manuel Bonilla.
Jeffrey Amherst made his reputation in the 1740s during the War of the Austrian Succession (known as King George's War in America).
In 1746, during the conflict known as King George's War, Clinton made Johnson Colonel of the Warriors of the Six Nations.
King William's War (1689-1697) was followed by Queen Anne's War (1702-1713) which was followed in turn by King George's War (1744-1748).
The outbreak of King George's War in 1744 brought new dangers to the South Carolina frontier.
Calloway offers eight accounts from what are now Vermont and New Hampshire during the period from King George's War through the American Revolution (1744-83).
Born in County Meath, Ireland (1715), he emigrated to America and reached the Mohawk Valley in New York about 1738; he purchased land and busied himself farming and in the fur trade, cultivating friendships among the Six Nations (especially the Mohawks) and assembling a considerable fortune; persuaded the Iroquois not to ally with the French (1745) during King George's War (1743-1748); was given the rank of colonel and responsibility for Indian affairs by Governor Clinton (1746); appointed to the Council of New York (1750); helped formulate the Albany Convention's Indian policy (1754); commissioned major general by Gen.
In North America they were known as King William's War (1689-97), Queen Anne's War (1701-13), King George's War (1744-48), and <IR> THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR </IR> (1754-63), discussed in the previous entry.