11King Phillips WarMetacom’s goal was to force the English out of New England. The English called Metacom “King Phillip,” and this war became known as King Phillip’s War.
12backcountryIn search of their own land, some families began moving to an area called the backcountry. Families built log cabins, hunted, and carved small farms from the rocky soil.
13French and Indian WarIn the 13 Colonies, the war was called the French and Indian War, because the British forces fought against the French and their American Indian allies.
14Pontiac’s RebellionNative Americans from many tribes attacked British forts and settlements in the Ohio River valley and along the Great Lakes. This fighting was known as Pontiac’s Rebellion.
15Proclamation of 1763Britain’s King George III issued the Proclamation of This proclamation, or official announcement, said that colonists were no longer allowed to settle on land west of the Appalachian Mountains.