The Cherokee War

What happened in SC during the French and Indian War?

How valuable were the Cherokee to the British?

The Cherokee Nation has been associated with the British since 1674 when they exchanged deerskins and other furs for European trade goods. In 1712 they allied with the British and sent 200 warriors against the Tuscarora Indians. During the French and Indian War, they were heavily recruited by the British to fight against the French. At one time, the Cherokee nation controlled 140,000 square miles in the southern Appalachians. The English colonists needed Cherokee presence and their warriors experience to help form a barrier between them and any possible French incursions.


Go to the Prezi Presentation below to learn about the Cherokee War and South Carolina's involvement in the French and Indian War.

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