Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Pequot War in 1636-37
First there is this excerpt:
"Pequot War, war fought in 1636–37 by the Pequot people against a coalition of English settlers from the Massachusetts Bay, Connecticut, and Saybrook colonies and their Native American allies (including the Narragansett and Mohegan) that eliminated the Pequot as an impediment to English colonization of southern New England. It was an especially brutal war and the first sustained conflict between Native Americans and Europeans in northeastern North America."
Read more about the Pequot War in the complete Britannica article via this link.
Now, let's discuss something:
In the conflicts between early colonists and Native Americans, whom do you think were most often responsible for violence and problems?
(Note: This question is, I think, more difficult to answer than you might think.)