In this chapter, students learned about the many English settlers who came to make a new life in America. Their coming, however, disrupted the homes and livelihoods of those people who already lived here. Sometimes, these different cultures were able to work together. More frequently, however, they clashed. In this activity, students will take a closer look at the details of King Philip's War.
Students will visit the Web site of Plimoth Plantation. Here they will access information describing King Philip's War. They will read about the causes of the war as well as the actual fighting. After reading the article they will answer questions and create an illustrated time line.
- The learner will be able to describe the causes of King Philip's War.
- The learner will be able to identify the importance of Native American allies to the English.
- The learner will be able to correctly sequence events of King Philip's War on a time line.
Student Web Activity Answers
- He became ill while at Plymouth and died shortly after returning home.
- the Narragansett
- They showed the English effective methods for locating enemies, traveling lightly through the country, and fighting in guerrilla fashion.
- It caused severe economic hardship for the colonies and was the most costly war, proportionately, in terms of human life.
- Time lines will vary.
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