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Seven Years’ War

The Seven Years War was a global military war between 1756 and 1763 involving most of the great powers of that time and affecting Europe, North America, Central America, West Africa, India and the Philippines.

The war was driven by rough competition between Great Britain and Bourbons of France and Spain, resulting from overlapping interest in their colonial and trade empires, as well as conflicts between Holy Roman Empire of Prussia and Austria. The outcome of the war meant that the French had to make many territorial concessions and Great Britain gained control over the biggest part of India, among other changes.

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