The Influence Of William Pitt's War On The Ohio River Valley

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The French were looking to expand their land at a place called the Ohio River Valley, so they would have more land for their people. The French threatened to take the land the British had already claimed. Numerous battles broke out between them, which lead to a war. William Pitt, the new British leader, managed to get more colonies to fight for the British. Britain's power grew significantly in numbers of soldiers, thus making the British a rising empire. The war was fought for seven years before a peace treaty was signed in 1763 causing the war to end. The death toll was over 11,000 on each side in this

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