Event Summary

Pequot War in Connecticut

Date

1636

Description

Pequot War in Southern Mew England, especially Connecticut; Defeat of Pequots at Mystic, May 26, 1637, leads to decimation of Indians by the now more populous English settlers; also opens way for English settlement of eastern Long Island, which commenced in 1640.

Lecture

Politics/Diplomacy/Policy

Timeline 1

Europe's Maritime Reconnaissance, 1350-1640