Description: Synopsis of television episode on the prelude to the Seven Years' War. Clashes broke out in the Ohio Valley in 1754 between the French, Indians, and American settlers, as Americans looked towards Indian homelands to the west. In the meantime, Benjamin Franklin's vision of the colonies in British America was that of one unified, English Protestant continent. This resource is part of the "Canada: A People's History" series. Includes educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and links to video clips.