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    For 50 years the settlers and Native Americans in New Hampshire maintained friendly relations. Even when most of New England was involved in King Philip’s War (1675-1676) between settlers and native people led by the Wampanoag chief PHILIP, New Hampshire native groups tried to remain neutral. But as white settlements increased, so did tensions. The Europeans introduced livestock that often ruined crops in the Native Americans’ fields, and disputes arose over access to traditional hunting and fishing grounds. For New Hampshire, by far the most destructive raids of the wars occurred in King William’s War (1689-1697). When Louis de Buade, Comte de Frontenac, arrived in 1689 to begin his second term as governor of Canada, he sent out three war…

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    Metacom succeeded his father in 1662 and reacted against the European settlers' continued encroaching onto Wampanoag lands. At Taunton in 1671, he was humiliated when colonists forced him to sign a new peace agreement that included the surrender of Indian guns. King Philip's War started when officials in Plymouth Colony hanged three Wampanoags in 1675 for the murder of a Christianized Indian, Metacom's alliance launched a united assault on colonial towns throughout the…

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    colonies after being accrued by the monarch or royal rule. Because of the colony’s tie to a sovereign nation, more immigrants moved to royal colonies, such as in the case of New York when eleven thousand immigrants from France, Britain, and New England joined the measly nine thousand original colonists. These royal colonies were able to gain the support and aid of the crown and all of its resources. Proprietary colony: A proprietary colony is a colony led by proprietors, specifically English…

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    Seeds of Colonial Unity and Independence The New England Confederation was set up in 1643 It was made of 4 colonies, which held the main goal of defense. The colonies were Puritan only C. Confederation was weak but, it was a large step toward American unity. 2) Colonies were allowed to be semi-autonomous commonwealths. 3) Charles II intended to make his control over the colonies stricter He was surprised to find how independence had begun in the American colonies Massachusetts’…

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    slowing raising to the top. People from all over Europe began migrating to the new land called New England looking for many different opportunities. From religion, to jobs, and even for land to claim. Now before all of these people started coming, there upon the wilderness of the new land lived these “savages” as the European like to call them. Today we know them as the Native Americans. The Europeans began taking over the new world and kept pushing the Indians to side. Eventually, the Natives…

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    Mary Rowlandson was a settler in the Americas during the early periods of colonization of America. She lived in Massachusetts, in a small unprotected border town called Lancaster. Rowlandson, like many other settlers in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, was a Puritan. Rowlandson was the daughter of a wealthy land-holder in the Massachusetts colony, and eventually settled in Lancaster. Her husband was the minister of the parish in Lancaster, and as a result she lived a very public life. However, the…

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    Further similarities in the captives’ narratives is the harsh punishments they saw dealt out against others and against themselves that helped countered the peaceful natives narrative that was propagated by other writers. Mary’s strong will often led to her clashing with her masters, and this resulted in them leaving her with threats of violent action or simply taking away the few privileges that she held dear in captivity. Her begging for food was seen as distasteful by her masters who tell…

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    These attacks became known as “King James War”. A Narrative of the captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson (The Norton Anthology American Literature) [127] Mary Rowlandson wanting to share her captivity as well as her doings with the Lord with family and friends, as well as her children. She writes each with 12 Removes each Removes explains in chorological details the captivity and hardships she faced while being held captive. Which she use to divide her captivity story into a diary…

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    was the bible that a Native American gave her after a fight at Medfield, she remarked that it was her “guid by day, and my pillow by night” (500). Another significant help to Mary were people, she was always happy to see Quannopin who treated her decently when he was around. Quannopin’s older squaw was also nice and helpful to Rowlandson offering her food and shelter. King Phillip who is somewhat kind to Rowlandson. As well as Thomas Reid who gave Mary information about her husband. In addition,…

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    became the first written framework for self-government in the American colonies. The house of burgesses came first, it was the first examples of an election in America but the mayflower combat is the first time in the structure of self-government is written down in signed for all to see and follow and that became a model for the united states. To talk about the larger group of the puritan when Massachusetts get started more and more puritans start coming over. In fact, in 10 years spent 20…

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