What was Dummer’s War (1722-1725)?

Introduction The Dummer’s War (1722-1725, also known as Father Rale’s War, Lovewell’s War, Greylock’s War, the Three Years War, the 4th Anglo-Abenaki War, or the Wabanaki-New England War of 1722-1725) was a series of battles between New England and the Wabanaki Confederacy (specifically the Miꞌkmaq, Maliseet, and Abenaki) who were allied with New France. The… Read More

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What were the French and Indian Wars (1688-1763)?

Introduction The French and Indian Wars were a series of conflicts that occurred in North America between 1688 and 1763, some of which indirectly were related to the European dynastic wars. The title French and Indian War in the singular is used in the United States specifically for the warfare of 1754-1763, which is mostly… Read More

What was King George’s War (1744-1748)?

Introduction King George’s War (1744-1748) is the name given to the military operations in North America that formed part of the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748). It was the third of the four French and Indian Wars. It took place primarily in the British provinces of New York, Massachusetts Bay (which included Maine as… Read More