nged the balance of power. The Dutch colonial authorities lost their status of being the dominant economic and political force, while the English took over this epithet. The end of the war also represented the first stage in England’s intensive expansion in that part of the world.
This historical event demonstrates the insurmountable antagonisms between two opposing cultures and perceptions. It was just the beginning of the conflicts between the European settlers and the Native Americans, as the Pequot War allowed the Puritans to have a testing ground so they could examine their military capabilities in the New World and observe the capabilities of the Native American tribes.
In The Pequot War: A Captivating Guide to the Armed Conflict in New England between the Pequot People and English Settlers and Its Role in the History of the United States of America, you will discover topics such as
The European Conception of the Native Americans
Who Were the Pequots?
The Massachusetts Bay Colony of New England
The Events That Triggered the Pequot War
Military Capacities, Organization, and Tactics of the Warring Parties
Mystic River Campaign
The Mother of All Crimes
Analysis and Comparison of King Philip’s War and the Historiography of the Pequot War
Where Are They Today? A Look at the Pequots
And much, much more!
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One of the strengths of Captivating History books is the emphasis on 'why.' To really understand history, we must understand why something was done. This book dedicates a lot of ink to explaining ...
No way .Can't get past the introduction. Can see pretty much where this book is heading and I will pass on this one....