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This Day In History July 3, 1754 – French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French


  The Opening Battle of a World War. The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French power from North America. Yet the stage was …

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