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The French and Indian War
"The Mississippi Valley Frontier: The Age of French Exploration and Settlement" by John Anthony Caruso
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"The Time of French in the Heart of North America, 1673-1818" by Charles John Bales
"A Few Acres of Snow: Saga of the French and Indian Wars" by Robert Leckie
It wasn't until the following September when Charles Langlade, who was named a lieutenant by the French, surrendered to the British at Fort Mackinac.
What war were England and France fighting during this time?
After the surrender of New France, how large was the British Territory?
What was left of the New France territory?
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Search these newspaper databases for additional stories about Wisconsin history during the 18th century:
1900: A hurricane strikes Galveston, Texas, killing approximately 6,000 people.
1921: The first Miss America is crowned, Margaret Gorman.
1974: Richard Nixon is pardoned by President Gerald Ford.
U.S. historical events that occurred on September 8: