Pequot War Analysis

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The Pequot War impacted several important leaders known as Mason, Underhill, Vincent and Gardener. The monograph has to deal with the accounts of all these important leaders experiences during the Pequot War, and provides a good source for detail to detail of what was occurring during that time in the 1600s, during the Pequot War. The introduction introduces what the Pequot tribe has, how much strength does the tribe really have, and it provides why the Pequot war want to have warfare with the English and that is simply over land. All these leaders wrote how they were helping out the war and what they did to attack the Pequots, writing several in depth details about their experience with enduring the dangerous journey headed towards them against …show more content…
These primary sources that the author Charles Orr included was to provide a better understanding on how it was like during the Pequot War with the experiences that were being used to this monograph. Sources of the accounts of the leaders provides a much more in-depth imagery created in the readers mind since it shows detail to detail what they were accomplishing during the Pequot War which was in the 1600s. The authors interpretations are consistent, it makes the monograph much clearer to understand based on the little side notes that the author provides for the reader to understand the hard language back then to modern …show more content…
He answered his points with the accounts that helped him solve why this war has impacted on New England’s destiny. His background didn’t seem to bother me since I wasn’t able to find another source he has written, but the book seems true with the evidence that supported his thesis which was the written accounts. The original by Charles Orr was published in 1897 and this copy is a classic reprint which is a replica of the original book, which includes the actual real written documents written by real people, the leaders. Overall the book is enjoyable because us the reader can understand how life was during the Pequot War and how would they attack the opponent and meet with allies to successfully win a war, with proof to support the thesis the author Charles Orr did a great support for his argument. In conclusion this monograph provides such excellent primary sources including real written documents that were written during the Pequot War. The author Charles Orr did a great overview of the Pequot war analyzing the documents and providing the actual written documents. The Pequot war did influence the destiny of the New England Colonies in the

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