Essays Tagged: "King Philip's War"

Mary Rowlandson

a "squaw sachem"- a woman who led the Wampanoag village of Pocasset. Wetamo had allied herself with King Philip (Metacom) early in the war, and despite the tradition of wifely obedience to one's husba ... that were not open to Puritan women.Rowlandson's narrative, the last and most famous one concerning King Philip's War to be published, helped create an archetype of American literature, the "captivity ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jill Lepore's the Name of War: A Book Review

They believed that the Indians living amongst them were either native to the New World, therefore making them one with their surroundings and savage like the wilderness they resided in, or descendents ... Europe to admire, many feared that they would become more and more savage with each passing year4. King Philip's War was initiated with the discovery of John Sassamon's bruised body floating under th ...

(12 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History