"Wampanoag" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Plymouth Thanksgiving Story

    inhabited by the Wampanoag (Wam pa NO ag) Indians. The Wampanoags were part of the Algonkian-speaking peoples‚ a large group that was part of the Woodland Culture area. These Indians lived in villages along the coast of what is now Massachusetts and Rhode Island. They lived in round- roofed houses called wigwams. These were made of poles covered with flat sheets of elm or birch bark. Wigwams differ in construction from tipis that were used by Indians of the Great Plains. The Wampanoags moved several

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  • King Philip's War

    Pulling Together to Falling Apart: An Analysis of King Philip’s War Juliana Bisson American History 1301 Instructor Angela Ragan Fall 2014 The tale of how our country came to be has been told time and time again in our history books as a story of courage‚ bravery‚ sacrifice‚ and then finally‚ triumph. Brave Englishmen sailing to the New World and ridding the land of the ruthless savages residing inside of it and valiantly stomping through the unknown wilderness claiming lands

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  • The First Thanksgiving

    when the Pilgrims had decided to venture for unfound land and cross the Atlantic Ocean. They drifted through the seas and stumbled on the rocky shores of a land that they hadn’t know had been owned by a group of native American’s known as the‚ “Wampanoag Indians”. This group of Indians lived in villages that were on the coast of what we know today as‚ Michigan and Rhode Island. Their houses were known as‚ “Wigwams” that were made of poles and tree barks. The use of this kind of shelter held on as

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  • The Harvest Festival Paper

    The Harvest Celebration The first thanksgiving was a lot different than what we believe today for several reasons.The harvest celebration was a celebration of thanking god for the crops they received. The celebration took place in 1621 in about October and during this time it was not annual either. Historians believe it happened in Plymouth itself. Along with the 52 colonists there were also 90 natives including Massasoit who were worried about the sound of muskets being fired. For the harvest celebration

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  • The Mayflower

    Book Report: The Mayflower The voyage of the Mayflower is one we have known since childhood. The pilgrims sailed over and became friends with the Native Americans‚ who taught them the ways of the land while they feasted over a large Thanksgiving dinner and discovered America. Well Nathaniel Philbrick tells this story in a slightly different way than we have grown to know it‚ and for some reason his version seems to make much more sense. This novel takes you on a journey with the original settlers

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  • Homework

    Maine walked boldly into the midst of the settlers and said “welcome Englishmen”. It was during this meeting that the pilgrims learned that their men had most likely died from smallpox. Samoset introduced the colonists to Massasoit‚ the chief of the Wampanoag Indians who signed a peace treaty with the Indians. Chief Massasoit introduced the pilgrims to another Indian man named Squanto. Squanto also spoke English and acted as a guide and interpreter to the settlers. Squanto also known by his full Massachusetts

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  • Red Kings Rebellion

    Russell Bourne The Red King’s Rebellion Racial politics in New England 1675-1678 Macmillan publishing company The Red King’s Rebellion fought more than three hundred years ago between the Algonquian peoples and New England settlers was in per-capita terms the bloodiest war in our nation’s history. Before the conflict ended‚ over 9‚000 people were dead (two-thirds of them Native Americans)‚ and homelessness‚ starvation‚ and economic hardship plagued the descendants of both races for generations

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  • We Shall Remain

    Almost 400 years later‚ we still know almost nothing about the original Thanksgiving Celebration that has become so commonplace in American Society today. Records show that it probably occurred in the late summer of 1621‚ almost a year after the Wampanoag Indians first made contact with the English Pilgrims. However‚ what we do know from this event is the rapid expansion and deterioration that followed which lead to the eventual demise of Indian Culture‚ not 50 years after the English had arrived

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  • Summary Of King Philip's War

    of introducing the main Indian tribes and European settlements. I already knew some of the European settlements from previous History classes. Some of the information I found interesting were the tribes. I enjoyed reading and learning about the Wampanoag tribe. I know that we also learned the most about this tribe‚ but I was definitely on Metacom’s side while reading this book because of his persistence and dedication to defending his people and land. I also thought the Mohawk tribe was interesting

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  • King Phillips War

    King Philip’s War Hist. 146 King Philip ’s War King Philip ’s War‚ it was one of the first and bloodiest conflicts between the colonist of New England and the Native Americans‚ primarily the Wampanoag Indian tribe. There were massive casualties on each side‚ all of which were caused by fighting and disease. King Philip ’s War‚ had began out of almost forty years of tension between local native tribes of Massachusetts and puritan colonists of Massachusetts. Each side felt as if they had no

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