Ow did the French & Indian War shape the American Revolution

How did the French & Indian War shape the American Revolution? Why were the French and Indians fighting the British and Colonials in America? How did the War start? What were some of the advantages and disadvantages of each side? How did George Washington play a role in the War? You must use Chicago format citations & a Bibliography. Be sure to cite properly. Be sure to list a Bibliography at the end of your post