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King Phillip’s War: Local History in Colonial Times

When studying American history, it seems that there are very noticeable “gaps;” periods of history that we really do not know much about or seem to be “forgotten.” The one we have been focusing on most recently is the period … Continue reading

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King Phillip’s Burning of Simsbury

In order to further understand early American Literature we must look into the relations between the Natives and the European settlers. The Europeans arrived in America to meet well established native nations who have had claims on the land thousands … Continue reading

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The War which Paved the Way for A Future Nation

The King Philip’s War lasted from 1675-1676 when war broke out in New England among the colonists and Native Americans.  Metacomet was the Native American chieftain, nicknamed King Philip by the colonist, who organized the Indians against the colonists. Eventually, the … Continue reading

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