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Research Article: Timeline of Events in Westward Expansion

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Timeline of Events in Westward Expansion

1622 Indian chief Powhatan's younger brother, Opechanough, starts the first Indian war by attacking colonists in Jamestown, Virginia, to protest white use of Indian land.
1754 The French defeat George Washington and his men at the Battle of Fort Necessity on July 3–4, beginning the French and Indian War.
1763 The first Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the French and Indian War. Under the treaty, France relinquishes its claim to Canada and the Ohio Valley to England and hands over its holdings west of the Mississippi River to Spain.

Timeline of Events in Westward Expansion

1763 Hoping to end Indian attacks in the Ohio Valley, the British issue the Proclamation of 1763, which recalls all settlers from west of the Appalachian crest and forbids further emigration into the area.
1769 Catholic missionary Father Junipero Serra and the Spanish army establish the first of twenty-one missions along the...

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