Metacom


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 (mĕt′ə-kŏm′) Known as Phil·ip (fĭl′ĭp) Died 1676.
Wampanoag leader who waged King Philip's War (1675-1676) with New England colonists who had encroached on Native American territory.
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La victoria sobre Metacom, conocido como "el rey Felipe" por su nombre cristiano, jefe de los Wampanoagas, dejo en paz la frontera novoinglesa, pero los establecimientos congregacionalistas de indios rezanderos fueron destruidos, sus tierras repartidas y desterrados sus habitantes.
2) The alliance seems to have been directed against Metacom, who opposed the Christianization of Indians, but it may also have been designed to garner increased protection from land-hungry English colonists.
To read Bailyn's insights into Bacon, Metacom, and Edmund Morgan, I will have to watch for the next volume in his grand series.
Ironically, fifty years later his son, Metacom aka King Philip, was murdered by Colonial soldiers who proceeded to put his head on a stake and parade it through the streets of Plymouth.
explores King Philip's War, between Europeans and Native Americans from 1675-1676, and describes how colonial expansion and encroachments on Wampanoag Indian sovereignty caused the war and how the leader Metacom (Philip) sought to enlist the aid of other tribes against the colonists in Plymouth.
Fearful of their own desires to separate from these 'fathers' and consciously to embrace the cultural changes they have experienced since the Restoration, in the years after the conflict with Metacom, such men not only renew and transform the jeremiadic rhetoric of generational declension by turning to a rhetoric of passivity, they also actively support the publication and republication of a new postwar type of providence tale--the narrative of an orthodox woman's captivity by Indians.
A lack of supplies and rampant disease hampered the Indians' efforts, and Metacom was shot dead in 1676.
Almost a hundred years earlier, in the wake of the Indian removals (1830s), eight separate plays glorified Metacom, known to the early colonists as King Philip, who died during King Philip's War of 1675-6, when over half the native population in New England was massacred (S.
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Metacom replaced his elder brother as chief of the Wampanoags.
For example, in North America alone, numerous examples of Transcommunal outlooks can be found in such alliances as the Wabanaki (or Abanaki), the Massachusett, the Seminoles/Africans, and in the vast resistance movements among Native peoples that were the framework for the organizing of alliances by Joseph Brant, Tecumseh, Pontiac, Metacom or "King Philip," Wild Cat, John Horse, and the many thousands of native women and men who fought alongside them.