Pequot War

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Historical Context Note


Following a disintegration in the relationship between the colonialists and the powerful Pequot tribe of Connecticut, Captain John Mason led the English and Mohegan and Narragansett warriors against the Pequot tribe in 1637, which resulted in several hundred Pequot men, women and children being burned out of their village, hunted down, and massacred.

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Related Groups

  1. First Peoples in North America