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King George's War
(1744 - 1748)

1744French capture and destroy a British fort at Canso, Nova Scotia
174415 March - French unsuccessfully attack Port Royal, Nova Scotia
174516 June - Fort Louisbourg captured by New Englanders under William Peppercell and an English fleet under Sir Peter Warren
174528/29 November - French burn Saratoga, NY
1746French fleet attempts to retake Louisbourg and attack Boston, but the fleet is scattered by a storm
1747French fleet sent to retake Louisbourg is intercepted and defeated by a British squadron
174818 October - Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ends King George's War, restoring the status quo ante in the colonies; general recognition of Pragmatic Sanction and of Francis I as Holy Roman Emperor
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