King Williams' War was the first in a long series of wars between France and Great Britain for control of the North American Continent. During King William's war what signs of unity were present between the colonies which in the future would lead to the United States? What signs of individuality, separatism existed during the war? How do you see the colonies efforts during the war have future ramifications for the military at having future ramifications to the military history of the colonies/US?
During King William's war what signs of unity were present between the colonies which in the future would lead to the United States?
The Northern New England colonies had united together in 1686 in an organization called The Dominion of New England. They had encouraged the Iroquois nation to break off trading with the French and had supported the Iroquois in fighting against the French. In spite of suffering massacres at the hands of the French and their Native American allies, the New Englanders carried out four raids into Maine, under the leadership of Major Benjamin Church, in order to defend their settlements......
This post examines the impact of King William's War on unity and individualism in the American colonies. Over 450 words of original text along with a map and links to sources for further research.