King William's War


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King William'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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King William's War [1689-1697] followed a "veritable communications revolution" spurred by the rapid expansion of the press and the establishment of the first intercolonial post (66).
In part, the Bank was created to fund King William's war against France.
Long before the two great conflicts of the 20th century, world wars reverberated in North America along this great path: the Nine Years' War (called by the French the War of the League of Augsburg and by the English colonists of North America King William's War, 1688-1697), the Wars of the Spanish and the Austrian Succession (1701-1714 and 1740-1748 respectively), the Seven Years' War (called by the English colonists the French and Indian War, 1756-1763), the American Revolution, and the Wars of the French Revolution and Empire.
of Massachusetts-Dartmouth) present the letters in chronological order divided into periods: failure in Connecticut 1662-64, Plymouth's new minister 1669-74, King Philip's War 1675-76, recovery and imperial politics 1676-80, New England and old England 1681-91, salary troubles in a contentious congregation, Clark's Island, King William's War 1689-97, letters to his children 1692-97, scandal in Plymouth 1697-98, leaving Massachusetts and exile in Carolina 1698-99.
Vigne's (4) and Murtagh's (6) essays deal chiefly with the Irish campaign of the War of the League of Augsburg/Nine Year's War (called King William's War in British North America).
King William's War, Queen Anne's War, and the other conflicts that collectively came to be called the French and Indian Wars grew from tensions between the French and English, as well as between the settlers and the Indians.
(In a way, it was a second Hundred Years War between them.) The war between England and France spilled over into North America, where the English colonists called it King William's War. It led to seven decades of warfare between the English and French (and their respective colonists and Indian allies) through the forests of North America.
King William's War (1689-1697) was the first of what came to be known in America as the French and Indian Wars.
Powley, Edward B., The Naval Side of King William's War. New York, 1972.
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.
Kidd was originally an affluent ship owner and sea captain who saw service against French privateers during King William's War and was later engaged by the British government to suppress piracy in the Indian Ocean.
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.