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.
Second, news that Britain was at war with Spain (King George's War, 1739-1748) made residents uneasy and more likely to believe rumors that Catholics were planning an attack on the city.
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).
King George's War (1744-1748), the third of the French and Indian wars, was known as the War of the Austrian Succession in Europe, where it began in 1740.