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1534

Iroquoian-speakers first encountered European explorers in West Virginia

1713

The French accepted the British/Iroquois claim to the Ohio Valley in the Treaty of Utrecht

1722

The "Five Nations" became the Six Nations of the Iroquois when Tuscaroras were admitted

Other events that happened on or around 1722

1744

A treaty conference was held between representatives of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia and delegates from the Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora tribes; Virginia negotiators were able to buy their claim to the Ohio Valley in the Treaty of Lancaster

Other events that happened on or around 1744

1763

The French gave up all territories in the Ohio Valley at the end of the French & Indian War

Other events that happened on or around 1763

1768

Iroquois leaders denied the Treaty of Lancaster and resold the land at the Treaty of Fort Stanwix

Other events that happened on or around 1768


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