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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.|
Hoping to end Indian attacks in the Ohio Valley, the British issue the Proclamation of...|
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