The Ohio Country War, also known as the Fry Expedition or Lieutenant Governor Dinwiddie's War, was an armed conflict in 1754 between the British colony of Virginia on one side, and the French colony of Canada on the other. Both sides also received support from local Native American tribes in the area. The war lasted for less than a year, but resulted in the French ceding a large area of land to the British.
In 1754, the border between British America and New France was relatively undefined and unexplored, leading to the developement of territorial disputes between the two colonial powers. The French claimed the