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The basic "settlement" of the Seven Years' War (called the French and Indian War in North America) was that Britain would get all of North America east of the Mississippi River. France gave up "East Louisiana" (the territory between the Mississippi and the Thirteen Colonies), while Spain gave up Florida. In return, France got to "park" the main "Louisiana ...


To a Cuban, it looks like a "Spanish Cuban, (North) American" war. But to a (North) American, it looks like a war on several fronts against Spain, of which Cuba was one. Other battlefields included Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines. To the American way of thinking, it was a transfer of Spain's (remaining) overseas empire to the rising Americans. ...

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