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1 Who would you support in a Civil War, Congress or the President? Why?

2 English Civil War and Natives Attack the Colonies

3 English Civil War,  King Charles versus Parliament  War between loyalists and Parliament  Parliament wins, Oliver Cromwell has King Charles executed  Cromwell seizes power

4 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

5 Oliver Cromwell

6 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

7 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

8 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


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