Definition: King of Great
Britain from 1760 to 1820. Under his guidance, Britain won
the French and Indian War but lost the Revolutionary War. He
was mentally unstable because of a disease called porphyria,
and he was given to bouts of madness and unpredictability.
He also didn't like his government officials very
See what life was like in the American Colonies in the years leading up to the American Revolution.
on the Web:
George III: A Biography
Did you know that he was king until 1820, long after the
Revolutionary War ended? Find out more about Britain's
George's Proclamation of
Read for yourself what the king said in response to the
Declaration of Independence.
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