The Seven Years' War is the name given to the final phase in the century-long struggle between France and Great Britain for dominance in North America and supremacy in the world. It is so named as war officially started in 1756, and the peace treaty that resolved it was signed in 1763.
Herein, what was the French and Indian War referred to in Europe?
The French and Indian War was the North American conflict in a larger imperial war between Great Britain and France known as the Seven Years' War. The French and Indian War began in 1754 and ended with the Treaty of Paris in 1763.
What area was fought over in the Seven Years War?
Seven Years' War. Theme: the Seven Years' War was a global war fought for territory between France (Austria, and various Native American peoples of French Canada) and the British (Prussia, Hanover, and the Iroquois Confederacy).