by John Reeves
The military experiences of Noah Grant in the French and Indian War typified changes in military strategy in the Americas and cemented a family commitment to the military that drove his great grandson Ulysses.
SOURCE: New York Times
Columnist Ross Douthat argues that greater attention to the French and Indian War can support a view of history that embraces the complexity of the past without falling into simplistic patriotism or cynicism.
The first U.S. president’s celebrated military career actually started out quite poorly, in the French and Indian War.
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