By Craig A Doherty
To appreciate how the U.S. got here jointly as a state, scholars needs to first acquaint themselves with the unique thirteen colonies - and the way each one of those colonies its personal route to the ratification of the structure. each one ebook during this set highlights the folks, locations, and occasions that have been very important to the advance of every colony.
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In addition to the colonists’ greed for more and more of the lands claimed by the various tribes in New England, there was an underlying racial intolerance on the part of the English colonists. Even Native Americans who had been converted to Christianity, called “Praying Indians” at the time, who fought alongside the colonists were treated as inferior citizens. King Phillip’s War was the unavoidable outcome of this conflict between cultures. Metacom, also called Metacomet, or King Phillip as the English called him, was the leader of the Wampanoag.
King Phillip’s War was the unavoidable outcome of this conflict between cultures. Metacom, also called Metacomet, or King Phillip as the English called him, was the leader of the Wampanoag. He was the second son of Massasoit, the Wampanoag leader who had befriended and helped the Pilgrims at Plymouth. His story and the account of the rebellion he led against the white colonists of New England shows the roots of the mistreatment of Native Americans that continues to this day. Metacom, or King Phillip, became chief of the Wampanoag Unlike Massasoit, his sons saw in 1662.
Smallpox epidemics ran through the Native American population of Connecticut numerous times during the colonial period. Very few Native Americans survived smallpox. Published in Historia general de las cosas de Nueva España in the 1570s, this illustration shows Aztec people sick with smallpox. American Indians suffered great losses from the influx of European diseases that accompanied colonization. (Library of Congress) 3333333333 26 Connecticut English, the Pequot tried to stop English expansion in Connecticut.
Connecticut (Thirteen Colonies) by Craig A Doherty