Look at your Investigating Rebellions chart. Which of the rebellions do you think this image represents?
Post on 19-Jan-2016
Look at your Investigating Rebellions chart. Which of the rebellions do you think this image represents?New England Colonies1675-1676
King Philips WarBritish colonists in New England continue to setter on the land already inhabited by Native Americans. Settlers are pushing farther and farther west into western Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut. Native American were often hospitable to new setters providing them with land and agricultural advice. Eventually, however, disputes between Puritans and Native Americans arose over land and religion. BackgroundNative Americans saw their lands being taken over by settlers and they feared an end to their way of life.Native Americans resented Puritan efforts to convert them.Native Americans were angered by the prohibition of hunting and fishing on Sunday. Native American Grievances
Actions TakenThe Wampanoag chief Metacom (called King Philip by the English due to his adoption of European dress and customs) organized his tribe and several others into an alliance to wipe out invaders. Native Americans attacked and burned English settlements. British colonists responded by killing as many Native Americans as possible, even some friendly tribes. The combat was the fiercest in New England history. Food shortages, disease and heavy casualties wore down Native American resistance. Eventually they surrendered and fled.Metacom was ultimately killed and his wife and son sold into slavery. Outcome