King Philip's War, sometimes called the First Indian War, Metacom's War, Metacomet's War, or Metacom's Rebellion, was an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day southern New England and English colonists and their Native American allies in 1675–76.     The war was the single greatest calamity to occur in seventeenth-century Puritan New England.

King Philip's War, sometimes called the First Indian War, Metacom's War, Metacomet's War, or Metacom's Rebellion, was an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day southern New England and English colonists and their Native American allies in 1675–76. The war was the single greatest calamity to occur in seventeenth-century Puritan New England.

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GEORGE POLLY (POLLEY) King Philip's War was fought in New England between 1675 and 1676. Beginning after a period of increasing tensions, King Philip's War saw King Philip (Metacomet) lead a Native American alliance against English settlers and other Native Americans. King Philip's War ended after King Phlip was killed in August 1675 though some skirmishing continued.

GEORGE POLLY (POLLEY) King Philip's War was fought in New England between 1675 and 1676. Beginning after a period of increasing tensions, King Philip's War saw King Philip (Metacomet) lead a Native American alliance against English settlers and other Native Americans. King Philip's War ended after King Phlip was killed in August 1675 though some skirmishing continued.

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Metacomet (ca. 1639 – August 12, 1676), also known as King Philip or Metacom was a war chief or sachem of the Wampanoag Indians and their leader in King Philip's War.

Metacomet (ca. 1639 – August 12, 1676), also known as King Philip or Metacom was a war chief or sachem of the Wampanoag Indians and their leader in King Philip's War.

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King Philip's War and the Contact Period in Warren, RI

King Philip's War and the Contact Period in Warren, RI

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Throughout the winter of 1675-76, Native Americans attacked and destroyed more frontier settlements in their effort to expel the English colonists.  The spring of 1676 marked the high point for the combines tribes when, on March 12, they attacked Plymouth Plantation. They attacked three more settlements: Longmeadow(near Springfield), Marlborough, and Simsbury. The Nine Men's Misery in Cumberland, RI where Ct. Pierce's men were tortured and the Capital Providence burned to the ground on March…

Throughout the winter of 1675-76, Native Americans attacked and destroyed more frontier settlements in their effort to expel the English colonists. The spring of 1676 marked the high point for the combines tribes when, on March 12, they attacked Plymouth Plantation. They attacked three more settlements: Longmeadow(near Springfield), Marlborough, and Simsbury. The Nine Men's Misery in Cumberland, RI where Ct. Pierce's men were tortured and the Capital Providence burned to the ground on March…

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American Indian Chief Metacomet (1639-1676) also known as King Philip by Benjamin Church, 1827. He was a war chief of the Wampanoag Indians in King Philip's War, a Native American uprising against English colonists in New England. Hunted by a group of rangers he was fatally shot on 12 Aug 1676 in the Miery Swamp near Bristol, RI. His wife & 9 year-old son were captured & sold as slaves in Bermuda.

American Indian Chief Metacomet (1639-1676) also known as King Philip by Benjamin Church, 1827. He was a war chief of the Wampanoag Indians in King Philip's War, a Native American uprising against English colonists in New England. Hunted by a group of rangers he was fatally shot on 12 Aug 1676 in the Miery Swamp near Bristol, RI. His wife & 9 year-old son were captured & sold as slaves in Bermuda.

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Massasoit, sachem of the Wampanoag tribe, brought food to sustain the newcomers through their first winter and helped them adjust to life in this strange, new world. As more and more colonists flooded into New England, strains in the relationship began to appear. The English were convinced that the various tribes should be under colonial control. Unless the Amerindians were willing to surrender their independence, conflict was inevitable ...

Massasoit, sachem of the Wampanoag tribe, brought food to sustain the newcomers through their first winter and helped them adjust to life in this strange, new world. As more and more colonists flooded into New England, strains in the relationship began to appear. The English were convinced that the various tribes should be under colonial control. Unless the Amerindians were willing to surrender their independence, conflict was inevitable ...

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King Philip's War - 1675-1678 -Wikipedia -Ancestors Capt. George Denison,Edmund Fanning,Gershom Palmer,James York, Thomas Bell, William Billings, Ensign Ebenezer Billings.

King Philip's War - 1675-1678 -Wikipedia -Ancestors Capt. George Denison,Edmund Fanning,Gershom Palmer,James York, Thomas Bell, William Billings, Ensign Ebenezer Billings.

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The colonists prevailed in King Philip's War, but the cost was tremendous. It would be more than two decades before all of the devastated frontier settlements could be reoccupied, and longer still before they began further expansion in the West. The New England Native Americans had been decimated to the extent that their impact on future events would be almost nonexistent.

The colonists prevailed in King Philip's War, but the cost was tremendous. It would be more than two decades before all of the devastated frontier settlements could be reoccupied, and longer still before they began further expansion in the West. The New England Native Americans had been decimated to the extent that their impact on future events would be almost nonexistent.

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