in law, agreement of two or more persons to commit a criminal or otherwise unlawful act. At common law, the crime of conspiracy was committed with the making of the agreement, but present-day statutes require an overt step by a conspirator to further the conspiracy.
Conspiracy theories are sets of often erroneous beliefs that people use to explain malevolent and/ or unlawful acts that are perceived to be directed by and in favor of a small and powerful group that works in secret against a larger group of unwitting victims.
Conflict between Native Americans and British troops and colonists that followed the French and Indian War (1754–1763). Pontiac's Rebellion, also known as Pontiac's War or Pontiac's Uprising, was named for its principal leader, the Ottawa Indian Pontiac.