Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

6/1/2007

America’s forgotten war

WASHINGTON — For most people, the French and Indian War is one of those distant, foggy, inscrutable, eye-crossing wars that seem to exist primarily as fodder for history textbooks written to bore the bejabbers out of sixth-graders. Most of us know only that it happened sometime before the American Revolution and involved the French, and possibly the last of the Mohicans.

The very phrase “French and Indian War” is punch line material (e.g., “He hasn’t had a hit movie since the French and Indian War”). for more click here

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