England's Seven Years War
...slave port in Africa, Minorca, and “several French trading factories in India.”22
Besides the exchange of land, the Seven Years’ War also had a huge impact on the conduct of European politics. Prussia continued its upward trajectory of power as a result of the war, but the French monarchy found itself weakened and becoming increasingly desperate. England, meanwhile, had expanded its... The Seven Years’ War: Implications for Britain and the World The Seven Years’ War was, in fact, an early version of world war. Caused by imperial rivalry and ancient animosities, it would change the face of the world, alter how nations used navies, and set the stage for Britain’s loss of the crown jewels in its empire,...