Louisiana January 26,and Texas February 1, These states of the Deep South, where slavery and cotton plantations agriculture were most dominant, formed the Confederate States of America C. February 4,with Jefferson Davis as President, and a governmental structure closely modeled on the U.
There had already been a King George's War in the s during the reign of King George IIso British colonists named this conflict after their opponents, and it became known as the French and Indian War.
It also led into the Seven Years' War overseas, a much larger conflict between France and Great Britain that did not involve the American colonies; some historians make a connection between the French and Indian War and the Seven Years' War overseas, but most residents of the United States consider them as two separate conflicts—only one of which involved the American colonies,  and American historians generally use the traditional name.
The French and Indian War in America, by contrast, was largely concluded in six years from the Battle of Jumonville Glen in to the capture of Montreal in Large areas had no colonial settlements.
The French population numbered about 75, and was heavily concentrated along the St. French fur traders and trappers traveled throughout the St. Lawrence and Mississippi watersheds, did business with local Indian tribes, and often married Indian women. British settlers outnumbered the French 20 to 1  with a population of about 1.
Their population centers were along the coast, yet the settlements were growing into the interior. Nova Scotia had been captured from France inand it still had a significant French-speaking population. Iroquois engaging in trade with colonists, In between the French and British colonists, large areas were dominated by Indian tribes.
To the north, the Mi'kmaqs and the Abenakis were engaged in Father Le Loutre's War and still held sway in parts of Nova Scotia, Acadia, and the eastern portions of the province of Canadaas well as much of Maine. These tribes were formally under Iroquois rule and were limited by them in their authority to make agreements.
The British colonists were supported in the war by the Iroquois Six Nations and also by the Cherokees, until differences sparked the Anglo-Cherokee War in Inthe Province of Pennsylvania successfully negotiated the Treaty of Easton in which a number of tribes in the Ohio Country promised neutrality in exchange for land concessions and other considerations.
Most of the other northern tribes sided with the French, their primary trading partner and supplier of arms. The Creeks and Cherokees were subject to diplomatic efforts by both the French and British to gain either their support or neutrality in the conflict.
New York and Pennsylvania theaters of the war, image from By this time, Spain claimed only the province of Florida in eastern America; it controlled Cuba and other territories in the West Indies that became military objectives in the Seven Years' War.
Florida's European population was a few hundred, concentrated in St. At the start of the war, no French regular army troops were stationed in America, and few British troops. New France was defended by about 3, troupes de la marinecompanies of colonial regulars some of whom had significant woodland combat experience.
The colonial government recruited militia support when needed. Most of the British colonies mustered local militia companies to deal with Indian threats, generally ill trained and available only for short periods, but they did not have any standing forces.The French & Indian War timeline.
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