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History of the Pequot War

Charles Orr

History of the Pequot War

The Contemporary Accounts of Mason, Underhill, Vincent and Gardener

by Charles Orr

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
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ISBN 10040415655X
ISBN 109780404156558

Description: An analysis of the Pequot War (), a pivotal event in New England colonial history. After years of peace, Puritan settlers mounted a brutal assault on the Pequot Indians of Connecticut. This book refutes claims that the settlers acted defensively to counter a Pequot . John Brown III, Narragansett Tribe, is Tribal Historic Preservation Officer and Chairman of the Narragansett Indian Archaeological-Anthropological Committee. 1,2 Alfred A. Cave, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Toledo and author of The Pequot War, the most recent book on the War. 1,2.   Pequot War Scenario Book: Wargame scenarios retelling the story of the Pequot War in New England, July to September "Refight the Pequot War in 12 Scenarios!" 12 Scenarios with maps, orders of battle, special rules, and victory points! Narrative retelling of the History by stages of the war through scenarion introductions.


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This book offers the first full-scale analysis of the Pequot War (), a pivotal event in New England colonial history. Through an innovative rereading of the Puritan sources, Alfred A.

Cave refutes claims that settlers acted defensively to counter a Pequot Cited by: History of the Pequot War: The Contemporary Accounts of Mason, Underhill, Vincent and Gardener (Classic Reprint) Paperback – July 1, /5(5).

Written by John Mason a few years after The Pequot War. This book is John Masons first hand account of the events that took place during the Pequot War, leading up to and including, the Massacre at Fort Mystic.

**Note** The Pequot Tribe owns the original hand written account written by John Mason/5. Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The first three accounts have special title-pages A brief history of the Pequot war by Major Iohn Mason Boston, Nevves from America By Captaine Iohn Underhill Pages: History of the Pequot War: The Contemporary Accounts of Mason, Underhill, Vincent and Gardener Charles Orr Helman-Taylor Company, - New England - pages.

The Pequot War. This book offers the first full-scale analysis of the Pequot War (), a pivotal event in New England colonial history. Through an innovative rereading of the Puritan sources, Alfred A.

Cave refutes claims that settlers acted defensively to counter a Pequot conspiracy to exterminate Europeans. Pequot War, Publisher Boston: printed and sold by S. Kneeland and T. Green. Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language EnglishPages: History & Culture eBook 9 Creation & Other Stories Home | Table of Contents Sky and Earth — A Mojave Story In the tradition of the Mojave, the union of the Sky and the Earth brought forth all beings: people, the Great Spirit, who was named Matavilya, his brother Mastamho, and all the plants and animals.

All were born at Spirit Size: 8MB. (Alfred Cave, The Pequot War) The story of the Pequot War is an American story, a key element in our colonial history. As noted historian Alden T. Vaughan wrote in his book New England Frontier: Puritans and Indians The effect of the Pequot War was profound.

Pequot War, war fought in –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.

Pequot War () Though the major engagements of the Pequot War took place within a two-year span, the conflict had much earlier roots. After years of confrontations over land, trade, and livestock, the Connecticut Colony formally declared war on the Pequot and their allies on May 1, At the time of the war, the Pequot resided in what is now southeastern.

Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center 1 Please do not publish without permission of the author. Historiography of the Pequot War Ashley A.

Bissonnette and Kevin A. McBride© This paper examines the historiography and primary sources associated with the Pequot War () in the context of reconstructing battlefields of the Pequot Size: KB.

Pequot massacres begin. During the Pequot War, an allied Puritan and Mohegan force under English Captain John Mason attacks a Pequot village in Connecticut, burning or massacring some Indian women, men, and children.

As the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay spread further into Connecticut, they came into increasing conflict with the Pequots. Fighting during the Pequot War.

Kennedy Hickman is a historian, museum director, and curator who specializes in military and naval history. He has appeared on The History Channel as a featured expert. The s were a period of great unrest along the Connecticut River as various Native American groups battled for political power and control of.

The Pequot War was an armed conflict that took place between and in New England between the Pequot tribe and an alliance of the colonists of the Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, and Saybrook colonies and their allies from the Narragansett and Mohegan tribes. The war concluded with the decisive defeat of the Pequots.

At the end, about Pequots had been Location: New England. History Etymology. Pequot is an Algonquian word whose meaning is disputed among language specialists. Considerable scholarship pertaining to the Pequots claims that the name came from Pequttôog, meaning "the destroyers" or "the men of the swamp".Frank Speck was a leading specialist of the Mohegan-Pequot language in the early twentieth century, and he believed.

The outbreak of the Pequot War () is best understood through an examination of the cultural, political, and economic changes that occurred after the arrival of the Dutch in and the English in the early s.

Traditionally and historically Pequot territory before the time of the war consisted of approximately square miles in southeastern. This book offers the first full-scale analysis of the Pequot War (), a pivotal event in New England colonial history.

Through an innovative rereading of the Puritan sources, Alfred A. Cave refutes claims that settlers acted defensively to counter a Pequot conspiracy to exterminate Europeans. Drawing on archaeological, linguistic, and anthropological evidences.

OCLC Number: Notes: Original t.p. reads: A brief history of the Pequot War, especially of the memorable taking of their fort at Mistick in Connecticut in. The Pequot War book.

Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A masterful analysis of events and beliefs that led up to the Peqout /5. New England Indian Wars New England Colonies — versus — Pequot, Wampanoag, Narragansett Pequot War — (Connecticut) King Philip's War — (Massachusetts) Father Rale's War — (Maine).

American Indian tribes of New England include: Massachusetts: Wampanoag, Mohegan, Mohican Connecticut: Pequot, Mohegan. The Paperback of the Brief History of the Pequot War by John Mason at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. In this book, John C. Moore surveys the history of Brand: Applewood Books. The Pequot “War” killed all but a handful of remaining members of the tribe.

Proud of their accomplishments, Underhill wrote a book (above) depicted the burning of the village, and even made an illustration (below) showing how they surrounded the village to kill all within it. The Pequot War officially ended with the Treaty of Hartford. Online or at the library, research the Treaty of Hartford and discover its provisions.

Write a short synopsis of the treaty, or describe its contents using bullet points. Then, write a letter either from the perspective of a Puritan or a Pequot, describing your reactions to the Size: 48KB. John Underhill’s Newes from America was the most complete contemporary published account of the Pequot War of Underhill was one of the Massachusetts commanders in the expedition against Block Island in August and in the force that destroyed the fortified Pequot village at Mystic in May The expansion of English settlements into the Connecticut River Author: John Underhill.

The Pequot’s tactics demonstrated military organization, knowledge of large-scale regional warfare, and skills gained during the Pequot-Dutch War in The sequence of events at Old Saybrook are important to understanding the context for the Connecticut General Court declaring war on the Pequot during May of An analysis of the Pequot War (), a pivotal event in New England colonial history.

After years of peace, Puritan settlers mounted a brutal assault on the Pequot Indians of Connecticut. This book refutes claims that the settlers acted defensively to counter a Pequot. Genre/Form: Personal narratives: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mason, John, Brief history of the Pequot War.

New York: Reprinted by J. Sabin & Sons, Tribal History. The history of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is one of dramatically changing fortunes. Native peoples have continuously occupied Mashantucket in Southeastern Connecticut for o years.

By the early 17th century, just prior to European contact, the Pequots had approximately 8, members and inhabited square miles.

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Few American-history texts mention or discuss the Pequot War of between the Puritans and the Pequot Indians of Connecticut. Neil Asher Silberman argues, however, that it deserves examination.

In both its degree of violence and its covetous motivation, this conflict set the pattern of Anglo-Native American relations through A Brief History of the Pequot War () John Mason’s posthumously published account is the most complete contemporary history of the Pequot War of – Written aroundand published in part in (al-though misattributed by Increase Mather to John Allyn), the complete text was issued by Thomas Prince in That text.

This book offers the first full-scale analysis of the Pequot War (), a pivotal event in New England colonial history. Through an innovative rereading of the Puritan sources, Alfred A. Cave refutes claims that settlers acted defensively to counter a Pequot conspiracy to exterminate : University of Massachusetts Press.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. A history of the Pequot war, or, A relation of the war between Gardiner, Lion, View full catalog. The Pequot chieftain Sassacus was captured by the Mohawks and executed.

His tribe was virtually exterminated. Renowned warrior Uncas, son in law of Sassacus, allied his forces with the English colonists in the war and defeated the rival Narragansett in The Story of The War with the Pequots, Re-Told. HOWARD BRADSTREET. ON May 1,the General Court sitting at Hartford ordered an offensive war against the Pequots.

It was a remarkable action to take. This book chronicles the war between the European colonists of New England and the Native American Pequot tribe in the 17th : MB.

Pequot, Algonquian-speaking North American Indians who lived in the Thames valley in what is now Connecticut. The Pequot War () fought against a coalition of English settlers and their Native American allies eliminated the Pequot as an impediment to English colonization of southern New England.

Map charting the location and battles of the Pequot War. Campaign rules for two sides to re-fight the war and determine victory. Pequot War is a scenario book for Song of Drums and Tomahawks rules. The scenarios can be used for other man-to-man skirmish rulesets for the French & Indian War or early Colonial period.

The Pequots, on their part, prepared for the war that was obviously coming by sending ambassadors to urge the Narragansets to join them against the English.

Massachusetts Bay got wind of the Pequot embassy and sent to Rhode Island begging help from the clergyman Roger Williams, who was famous for his rapport with the natives. The so-called Pequot War reached its peak when warriors from the Mohegan and Narragansett tribes joined English settlers under Captain John Mason in mounting a surprise attack on the main Pequot.This book is an outstanding look into the geopolitical landscape of early New England and surrounding areas.

The author presents an excellent unbiased look into the causes of the Pequot War. If you are tired of picking up a history book and getting a biased take on history, this is a book you will enjoy/5(17).History of the Pequot War: The Contemporary Accounts of Mason, Underhill, Vincent, and Gardiner.

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