The Inside Story of ‘King Philip’s War,’ 1670s, That Formed Early American Identity

One of early America's forgotten conflicts played a seminal role in forming America's colonial identity. Eric Schultz and Michael Tougias, authors of King Philip's War, described in detail "this first clash between those who believed they were following the dictates of an Old Testament God (The New Israel) and a native population who were, sadly, … Continue reading The Inside Story of ‘King Philip’s War,’ 1670s, That Formed Early American Identity

Early Rebellions: Birkenhead’s, King Philip’s, and Bacon’s

The rebellious tradition in North America began not in the mid-1700s with the settlers and pioneers against the British crown but in the mid-1600s with the native, African, and indentured servants revolts against attempts to dominate and rule over them. The first recorded slave revolt occurred in Gloucester, VA in 1663, in which white indentured … Continue reading Early Rebellions: Birkenhead’s, King Philip’s, and Bacon’s