Map of North America circa 1710

During the 18th century, North America was the scene of power struggles between European powers. Note the territory claimed by France and England: where were the borders between these two forces?

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Learning Objectives

Encourages students to learn more about Canadian history during the period that the four kings visited England (1710), and to understand the complex and changing relationship between North America and the prevailing European superpowers of the day, specifically England and France.

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