The Pequod War

The Pequod War

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  • The main events surrounding the Pequot War occurred between 1637 and 1638. The parties involved were the Massachusetts Bay and Plymouth colonies along with Native Americans from the Naragansett and Monhegan tribes against the Pequot tribe. The Connecticut colony was also involved.
  • We've got a hairy situation, the Pequots won't trade fur with us..
  • Well we really need it for the moolah
  • The pequot tribe was a powerful tribe. They inhabited the southwestern coast off of connecticut. They despised the colonists and decided they would rather fight the colonist than to have to trade with them. 
  • We don't need to be trading with them white boys
  • Yeah they're a greedy bunch them white boys
  • Let's attack them so they can't our fur
  • When the colonists heard of the attack that the pequot tribe was planning, they knew they had to attack back. 
  • Let's go gather the Troops
  • The tribe is going to attack. We've got to attack back
  • As the war began the pequot tribe came in thinking that it was a breeze or it would be an easy attack, with there bows, arrows and spears they attacked the english. The english attacked back with weapons such as guns and more advanced weapons.
  • FIRE. Shoooottt
  • They're Shooting
  • As the war continued, it became clear who would win, the colonists took victory. This tipped the military power to the english.
  • They're dead. We win
  • As the pequot war came to an end, the colonists received all of the fur and the land of the pequot tribe. The pequot tribe was practically nonexistent after the war. Any of who were left were sold into slavery. 
  • Hoorayyyy
  • We got the fur
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