Tuesday, February 10, 2009

On This Day in 1763.....

.....the Peace of Paris was signed, thus ending the Seven Years' War (or as we North Americans like to call it, the French & Indian War). On this momentous day in 1763, in historian Francis Parkman's words, "half a continent...changed hands at the scratch of a pen." Relations among all North American inhabitants was changed forever and the seeds of the American Revolution were sewn.

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