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    During this time America is becoming more and more stable. In America little influence was provided by Europe. This era included the idea of republicanism and John Locke’s social contract. Although the March of the Paxton boys did not show results, Shay’s rebellion and the regulator movement had been significantly successful in the ideas addressed. The March of the Paxton boys was not significantly helpful in changing the government because of the lack of effects after the March. The causes of the March of the Paxton Boys were Native Americans in the region had pillaged and scalped frontier people and the effects were little to none. Several raids of native tribes in the frontier land of Pennsylvania had become the cause Susquehannock massacre.…

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    This is the beginning of the conflicts between the colonists and the Native Americans. When the Susquehannocks were attacked and a few were murdered, they murdered a few colonists in order to bring balance back to the universe. This caused the general distrust of Native Americans from the colonists, and the more events that led to their fellow colonists losing their lives, the more the colonists became afraid and enraged. Likewise, when the colonists had captured Thomas Truman for murder, they…

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    Among the original inhabitants were the Susquehannock tribe, Iroquoian-speaking people, who lived in Pennsylvania and Maryland along the Susquehanna River (Duhadaway). The Susquehannock tribe along with the other native tribes: Lenape, Shawnee, Nanticoke, Conoy, and Conestoga were the original inhabitants of the land (Duhadaway). Until the late seventeenth century, when William Penn founded the colony of Pennsylvania. Penn, unlike many of the other Europeans had a very amicable relationship with…

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    Native American Migration

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    Jamestown inhabitants. The brother of Wahunsenacawh, Opechancanough ordered the attacking of all English settlements, which killed over 400. After constantly fighting Opechancanough came to the agreement with the English settlers to settle a meeting. While disputing the English settlers managed to give the Powhatan’s poisoned drinks which killed over 200 of the population, but Opechancanough was not killed. A couple years later Opechancanough was captured and killed during a battle. William…

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    Munsee Indians Summary

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    Once the European colonists settled in the Munsee country, they brought war, epidemics, and disasters to the land. Approximately, two thousand Munsee men, women, and children died during the war with the Dutch. Alcohol was another cause of death due to fights, exposure, and alcohol trade. However, microbes caused the biggest decline in the Munsee population. Many people, particularly elderly and young people were susceptible to influenza, measles, and smallpox. It spread like wild fire and…

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    Settlers in the back country in the eighteenth-century, restored to armed insurrection to affect change in the political, social, and economic realms of their colonies and states. The Paxton Boys were frontiersmen of Scots-Irish origin who hated their vulnerability to attack. The Paxton Boys were from Paxton, Pennsylvania. The Paxton Boys were formed to reciprocate against American Indans and the Pontiac Rebellion after the French and Indian War. The Paxton Boys invaded and killed many of the…

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    Continental Congresses in 1774 and 1775, the latest that produced the Declaration of Independence. After the American Revolution, Pennsylvania became the second state, after Delaware. The first Native American tribe, the Delaware were mostly all tall with straight black hair, and built wigwams. Some of their musical instruments were the drum, rattle, gourd. And kind of similar to a flute, but it it was made from a deer's bone unlike today’s modern flute. They also had an instrument that they…

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    Essay On The Mohawk Tribe

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    Lawrence Valley. Others tribes of the Iroquoian family lived in two areas in the present southern states, one in the eastern Carolinas, and the other partly in the western Carolinas, and parts of the States of Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, and the Virginias. The Hurons or Wyandot tribe lived about Lake Simcoe and the St. Lawrence; the Tiononates, west of Lake Ontario and south of the Hurons and in New York; the Erie nation south of Lake Erie; the Canastogas (or Susquehannocks) and their…

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    Bacon was also a member of Berkeley's council. The reason for why the rebellion was formed was because the Governor, William Berkeley, refused to fight back when the Native Americans attacked and didn’t protect the settlements from the attacks. Then, Bacon disregarded Berkeley’s commands and took the rest of his men south to look for the Susquehannocks. As him and his men were in search of the tribe, they came across the Occaneechees, who gave them a place to stay. When they found out what Bacon…

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