Pequot War - one of the bloodiest encounters between Indians and 'Pilgrams'...
Mad Jack Oldham and the Start of the Pequot War - http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/15414-2/
Pequot-Warrior The effect of the Pequot War was profound. Overnight the balance of power had shifted from the populous but unorganized natives to the English colonies. Henceforth [until King Philip's War] there was no combination of Indian tribes that could seriously threaten the English. The destruction of the Pequots cleared away the only major obstacle to Puritan expansion. And the thoroughness of that destruction made a deep impression on the other tribes.
Pequot War (1636-1637) though the major engagements of the Pequot War took place within a two-year span, the conflict had much earlier roots. After years of confrontations over land, trade, and livestock, the Connecticut Colony formally declared war on the Pequot and their allies on May 1, 1637. At the time of the war, the Pequot resided in what is now southeastern Connecticut. Read more: http://connecticuthistory.org/topics-page/pequot-war/#
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Causes of the Pequot War: the outbreak of the Pequot War (1636-37) is best understood through an examination of the cultural, political, and economic changes that occurred after the arrival of the Dutch in 1611 and the English in the early 1630s. Read more: http://connecticuthistory.org/causes-of-the-pequot-war/#
Pequot Reservation | ... the author of the most famous of them; A History of the Pequot War
The Pequot War was an armed conflict between 1634–1638 between the Pequot tribe against an alliance of the Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, and Saybrook colonies who were aided by their Native American allies (the Narragansett and Mohegan tribes). Hundreds were killed; hundreds more were captured and sold into slavery to the West Indies. Other survivors were dispersed. At the end of the war, about seven hundred Pequots had been killed or taken into captivity. The result was the elimination of…
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Pequot War of 1637 The Pequot War was the first serious armed conflict between the indigenous peoples and the European settlers in New England. The ravages of disease, coupled with trade pressures, invited the Pequots to tighten their hold on the river tribes. Additional incidents began to involve the colonists in the area in 1635,
11th great grandfather Thomas Kilbourne left England with his family and immigrated to America in 1635. He became a founder and prominent citizen of the township of Wethersfield, Connecticut, before being killed in a battle with the Pequot Indians at the start of the Pequot War in 1637.
375 years ago this week, Connecticut Colony declared war on the Pequot tribe. ow.ly/aKWRy #cthistory ^lp
The Pequot War was an armed conflict between 1634–1638 between the Pequot tribe against an alliance of the Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, and Saybrook colonies who were aided by their Native American allies (the Narragansett and Mohegan tribes). Hundreds were killed; hundreds more were captured and sold into slavery to the West Indies.