This war was fought over land right in the Ohio river valley?
the french and Indian war
When Native Americans abandoned their British allies what effect did this have on the Ohio River Valley?
What was the role of the Ohio River valley in the growing conflict between the French native Americans and the British in the mid 1700?
The French believed the Ohio River Valley was their territory because they already owned lands in Canada north of Lake Erie. They owned lands in the south. The Ohio River was / is a connecting waterway to the Mississippi River. If they controlled the rivers and Lake Erie, they could control all transportation north and south.
Britain and France had been competing for wealth for centuries. By 1700 they were two of the strongest powers in Europe. Their long rivalry aroused bitter feelings betwen British and French colonists in North America Also, in America, in the 1700s, both France and Britain wanted to claim the Ohio River Valley. They both fought over the Ohio River Valley