Rhode Island 1636 Roger Williams –Government should not force people to worship a specific way. –Should not take land away from Native Americans Religious tolerance –Safe place for dissenters * 1st colony with religious freedom *
New Hampshire 1638 John Wheelwright Independent in 1679.
King Phillips War Native American conflict. –Settlers moving on land…No pay; no permission. 1675 Wampanoag leaders waged war. Lasted 14 months Colonists won Result –Destroyed Native American power –Colonies expanded.