Presentation on theme: "Who would you support in a Civil War, Congress or the President? Why?"— Presentation transcript:
Who would you support in a Civil War, Congress or the President? Why?
English Civil War and Natives Attack the Colonies
English Civil War, 1640-1660 King Charles versus Parliament War between loyalists and Parliament Parliament wins, Oliver Cromwell has King Charles executed Cromwell seizes power
English Civil War 1658, Cromwell dies and Parliament wants stability Restoration- Parliament restores the monarchy- King Charles II Result- England sees colonies as important source of raw materials
Native Americans Attack Pequot War Attacking colonists in Connecticut Puritans send an army, burn down a Native fort, –kill 500, mostly children and women Puritans kill all but a few Pequot
King Philip’s War King Philip (Metacom), leader of Algonquin, united local tribes Destroyed 17 towns, attacked 52 others, and killed about 2000 settlers Also ruined fields, killed animals, and kidnapped colonists
King Philip’s War English strike back killing 4,000 War raged on for nearly a year Results of wars: few Natives left in New England