The natives had to give up their land to colonists and were forced to observe their laws. This angered a Wampanoag chief, Metacom. He brought his tribe and others in to form an alliance and began to use hit-and-run tactics to destroy the New England settlements. Food shortages, disease, and casualties forced the natives to surrender. Native American power in southeastern New England was completely gone but the English lost one -tenth of "men of military age" in New England.
'Conquered into Liberty: Two Centuries of Battles along the Great Warpath that Made the American Way of War' Conquered into Liberty starts with a provocative title and embraces two argumentative thematic conclusions: (a) the United States lost the War of 1812; and (b) we learned all we needed to know about military strategy/tactics during the two centuries of fighting Indians, French, and British along the “Great Warpath” lands stretching from Albany, NY into Montreal, Canada.