In 1754, conflict erupted in the heart of eastern North America—conflict that within the next two years would become a global war. From a seemingly minor borderland, the greater Ohio Valley was transformed into the epicenter of French, British, and Iroquois imperial rivalry, as each power sought to gain and cement control of the region. By 1763, the French state would abandon its...
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About Howard R. Lamar
     The Center honors Howard Roberts Lamar, Sterling Professor Emeritus of History and Former President of the University. Lamar, well-known for his pivotal contributions to the field of western history, continues to work as a scholar and adviser.
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