Seven Years' War: Summary, Causes & Effects


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In 1760, ____ became king of England, taking a serious interest in the direction of the Seven Years' War.

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1. Although forced to surrender to the French in 1754, the young Virginian who emerged as a hero to fellow colonists was:

2. Under the Treaty of Paris (1763), which ended the Seven Years' War:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Seven Years' War was a major conflict within the North American continent that occurred prior to the American Revolution. The quiz and worksheet duo for this lesson will help you review the events and legacy of this war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • English monarch in 1760
  • Treaty of Paris
  • Influence of the Seven Years' War
  • Name by which the colonists called the war

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will measure your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world history lesson
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to identify key figures associated with the conflict
  • Information recall - access your knowledge regarding the impact of the Seven Years' War

Additional Learning

To be certain that you have learned all of the important information, take the time to review the lesson titled Seven Years' War: Summary, Causes & Effects. This lesson will help you achieve objectives:

  • Identify historical figures of the war
  • Understand the turmoil caused in the colonies in the post-war years
  • Discover how the Seven Years' War helped lead to later conflicts
  • Understand the impositions of England on the new colonies