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With Puritan and Pequot

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Published by The Penn Publishing Company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Murray Graydon ... illustrated by Clyde O. De Land.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G796 Wi
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p., 1 l., 5-398 p.
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6939691M
LC Control Number04010928

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Pequot War, war fought in –37 by the Pequot people against 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. Two main purposes guided the writing of the Pequot War for Alfred A. Cave: to argue against the long held narrative that the Pequots were aggressive and posed a threat to English colonial security and to provide a detailed account of the war including the events leading up to it. Overall, the book is very well presented and flows naturally/5. The English Puritan death squads received harsh criticism for the widespread execution of Pequot Indians from both its Puritan brethren in England as well as the Narragansett and Mohegan tribes. (New York, ), Bk. IV, and Samuel G. Drake, The Book of the Indians, 9th ed. (Boston, ), Bk. ii, Ji 2 For an explanation of Melville's familiarity with the history of the Pequot War and his reasons for employing the name of the tribe see the edition by Luther S. Mansfield and Howard P. Vincent (New York, I), 68, 63i

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 conspiracy. John Underhill (7 October – 21 July ) was an early English settler and soldier in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the Province of New Hampshire, where he also served as governor; the New Haven Colony, New Netherland, and later the Province of New York, settling on Long to train militia in New England, he is most noted for leading colonial militia in 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. Drawing on archaeological, linguistic, and anthropological evidences to trace the evolution of. 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.

(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.   With Puritan and Pequot published in has a retail value range of $ in very good condition. I hope this was helpful. Please let me know if you have any further questions. Alden Vaughan's book "New England Frontier" is a fair and balanced examination of the relationship between the Puritans and the Indians. In this book, Vaughan attempts to give the reader both sides of the Indian/Puritan story. Often he gives the Puritans the benefit of the doubt and tries to explain why they did what they did. A very good book. Massacre at Mystic is a dramatic retelling of the development of Puritan and Pequot relationships. Historians and Pequot descendents offer thoughtful commentary based on primary research and up-to-date historical interpretation. While there may have been a period of time in which Europeans and Native Americans could have built a cooperative.