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 Metacomet - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Civilization and barbarism,: Illustrated by especial reference to Metacomet and the extinction of his race
Metacomet: a poem, of the Northern American Indians
Description and cruise of U.S.S. "Metacomet": Western Gulf Blockading Squadron, James E. Jouett, Commander; Henry J. Sleeper, Lieut.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /king_philip.htm   (364 words)

  
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Metacomet was born at Mount Hope, Rhode Island at the time the Pilgrims settled down New England.
According to William Apess, this murder John Sassamon brought the war soon because Metacomet raged against the pilgrims,judging that his white intruders had nothing to do in punishing his people for crime and that it was in violation of treaties of ancient date.
METACOMET, he was a true leader and fighter of Native Americans, who couldn't let his people's right go under unfair law, who couldn't let his lands be taken up forever by intruders.
www.msu.edu /~jungjuye/atl3.htm   (1066 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Metacomet Land Trust is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to the protection of open space and natural resources in the communities of South Central Massachusetts.
Metacomet is committed to working with landowners, communities, and state and federal agencies to protect land in 11 towns in the western portion of Norfolk County and the southern portion of Worcester County.
Since Metacomet was created in 1988, we have protected 400 acres through donation, 125 acres through conservation restriction, and over 700 acres in partnerships with the Commonwealth and local communities.
www.massland.org /pages/neartrust/landtrusts/metacomet.html   (99 words)

  
 Metacomet the Wampanoag's Sachem
Massasoit’s philosophy of peace and harmony between the tribes and the settlers was among the lessons his sons learned, and even though they did not agreed with them, they followed his leadership and his example until the day he died.
In later years, of his two sons, the youngest, Metacomet, upon reaching his twenty-fourth birthday was considered a great orator, a wise man, and with a great future.
Metacomet was born in 1638 in the area that became known as Massachusetts.
www.claudialowe.com /college/METACOMET.html   (2220 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Metacomet was the son of the Pokanet sachem Massasoit.
The exact age of Metacomet is unknown, but his birthplace was Mount Hope, Rhode Island and it is here that his father died and left the kingdom in his hands.
Metacomet had attempted to accommodate Pilgrims demands by signing the treaty that Plymouth interpreted as placing the Wamponoags under Plymouth's control.
www.msu.edu /~paramor1/paper1.htm   (688 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Metacomet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Alderman was a Praying Indian who shot and killed Metacomet (also known as King Philip) in 1676 as part of an expedition led by Captain Benjamin Church.
Metacomet Trail The Metacomet Trail is a hiking trail through central Connecticut that begins in Meriden and ends on the Massachusetts border.
The second USS Metacomet was a wooden side-wheel steamer in the United States Navy during the mid 1800s.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Metacomet   (936 words)

  
 The Ultimate USS Metacomet - American History Information Guide and Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
One ship in the United States Navy was named USS Metacomet, named for Metacomet, second son of Massasoit, known in English as Philip of Pokanocket, or King Philip.
The civilian ship, Metacomet, operated out of Fall River, Massachusetts, until sold to the Navy in 1858 when she was renamed Pulaski.
Metacomet was a wooden side-wheel steamer, launched 7 March 1863 and sold in 1865.
www.historymania.com /american_history/USS_Metacomet   (84 words)

  
 GLOBE: GLOBE Stars: Connecticut Students Find Diversity in the Metacomet Ridge
Students participating in the Metacomet Ridge Interdistrict Academy are learning about diversity - diversity not only of soils, land cover, geology and the weather, but also of people.
The academy is a multi-school, multi-district effort in the Hartford, Connecticut area that brings urban and suburban/rural students of diverse racial, ethnic and economic status together in teams to study the Metacomet Ridge.
Meanwhile, the students who volunteer to participate in the Metacomet Ridge project during the summer are analyzing the land cover of the ridge.
www.globe.gov /fsl/STARS/ART/Display.opl?star=metacomet&lang=de&nav=1   (687 words)

  
 Metacomet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 19th century play Metamora; or, The Last of the Wampanoags was an adaptation of his life story.
The Metacomet Trail and Metacomet-Monadnock Trail are named in his honor.
Metacom Avenue, a road running through Bristol and Warren, Rhode Island, is named after him.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Metacomet   (378 words)

  
 Metacomet -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Metacomet (died August 12, 1676), also known as King Philip or Metacom, was a war chief or sachem of the (A member of the Algonquian people of Rhode Island and Massachusetts who greeted the Pilgrims) Wampanoag Indians and their leader in (Click link for more info and facts about King Philip's War) King Philip's War.
Metacomet was the second son of (Wampanoag leader who who aided the Pilgrims (1580-1661)) Massasoit, the chief who had befriended the (Some one who journeys to a sacred place as an act of religious devotion) Pilgrims in 1621.
A ship in the (The navy of the United States of America; maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces) United States Navy was named (Click link for more info and facts about Metacomet) Metacomet in his honor.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/me/metacomet.htm   (418 words)

  
 USN Ships--USS Metacomet (1864-1868)
USS Metacomet, a 1173-ton Sassacus class "double-ender" steam gunboat built at Brooklyn, New York, was commissioned in January 1864.
Metacomet was later sent to join the blockade off the Texas coast, where she captured three vessels in November 1864-January 1865.
USS Metacomet decommissioned at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in August 1865 and was sold in October 1868.
history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-m/metacomt.htm   (355 words)

  
 History of the Modern American Thanksgiving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1671 Metacomet was forced to sign a treaty which demanded that he fully subject his people to the English government.
Metacomet sent warning to some families that he remembered had treated him or his father well, so they could escape before their towns were burned.
When the English knew it was Metacomet who had been killed, they decapitated and quartered his body and carried his head back to Plymouth, where in celebration, it was stuck on a pole and remained on public display for about 25 years.
www.nativeweb.org /pages/legal/thanksgiving_nelte.html   (7305 words)

  
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Metacomet (King Philip), a son of the Wampanoag sachem known as the Massasoit (Ousameqin), called upon all Native people to unite to defend their homelands against encroachment.
Metacomet was murdered in Rhode Island in August 1676, and his body was mutilated.
Metacomet's wife and son, along with the families of many of the Native American combatants, were sold into slavery in the West Indies by the English victors."
home.earthlink.net /~uainendom/plaques.htm   (246 words)

  
 King Philip
Younger Indians brooded over their losses, and took as their leader Metacomet, the son of Wampanoag Chief Massasoit, who ironically had fifty years earlier befriended and saved the original Plymouth Colony from starvation.
When Wamsutta died a year later after being questioned by Plymouth officials, Metacomet, already a chief in all but name, became Chief of the Wampanoags, and known to the Puritans as King Philip.
Metacomet concentrated his attacks in what today is known as the Tri-Valley region between Providence and Boston, no more than twenty miles from either city.
www.mayflowerfamilies.com /enquirer/king_philip.htm   (1246 words)

  
 Metacomet
In a night attack on a swamp fortress in Rhode Island 12 August 1675, the last force of Indians was defeated with great slaughter, King Philip being among the slain.
Built in New York in 1854, the first Metacomet operated out of Fall River, Mass., until sold to the Navy in 1858 when she was renamed Pulaski (q.v.).
Wooden side‑wheel steamer Metacomet was launched 7 March 1863 by Thomas Stack, Brooklyn, N.Y., and commissioned at New York 4 January 1864, Comdr.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/m9/metacomet.htm   (376 words)

  
 USS Metacomet
Unsuccessful in efforts to destroy her by long range fire from Metacomet and Monongahela, Admiral Farragut ordered a boat expedition to attempt the task.
With Mobile in Union hands, Metacomet steamed to the Texas coast and captured blockade runner Suanna off Campechy Banks 28 November, and took schooner Sea Witch and sloop Lillp off Galveston 31 December and 6 January 1865, respectively.
Returning north after the end of the conflict, Metacomet decommissioned at Philadelphia 18 August and was sold there to John Roach and Sons, 28 October 1865.
www.multied.com /NAVY/CWNavy/metacomet.html   (315 words)

  
 Metacomet, or King Philip
Metacomet (King Philip) was the son of Massasoit, who led the Wampanoag tribe and was a key figure in the alliance of Algonquin tribes.
Metacomet vowed to halt English expansionism and humiliation; English expansion was largely based on trade of Indian land for guns, ammo, liquor and blankets, and King Philip was himself forced to sign a treaty in 1671 that surrendered those guns for which they traded their land.
In such a political environment it was increasingly difficult to keep the peace that his father Massasoit maintained, and this lead to both King Philip's War and Mary Rowlandson's narrative of her captivity.
www.people.virginia.edu /~jrw3k/ENGL%20382%20Timeline/Metacomet,%20or%20King%20Philip.htm   (129 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: The History of Philip's War: Commonly Called the Great Indian War of 1675 and 1676   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Metacomet earnestly attempted to maintain his father’s peaceful policies with the Colonists, but the English pushed ever farther into Wampanoag lands, imposing their laws on the native people.
Eventually, a reluctant Metacomet united the disparate tribes of the region and led an uprising later known as King Philip’s War.
Metacomet’s head was on display in Plymouth for twenty years.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1556131798   (431 words)

  
 Berlin, CT - Parks & Recreation - Hiking Trails & Maps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This brochure describes hiking on the Metacomet and Mattabassett Trails from the viewpoint of accessing these trails from within the Town of Berlin.
The Metacomet and Mattabassett Trails are two hiking trails in Connecticut's "Blue-Blazed" Hiking Trail System, which is maintained by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA).
About 1.3 miles after leaving the Metacomet main trail (4.4 mi.), you will be at a junction of the loop trails.
www.town.berlin.ct.us /content/24/292/471/default.aspx   (1418 words)

  
 Franklin, MA - Town Crier - Display Single Notice
The two-acre parcel was donated to the Metacomet Land Trust by George Ferguson to honor his father, Alfred S. Ferguson.
The open space parcel is easily walked by small children and includes four different types of natural habitat: a small stream, a field, wooded areas, and a dense thicket of shrubs that shelters many different types of animals.
Metacomet Land Trust is a non-profit conservation organization that protects over 400 acres of open space and includes 11 communities in its coverage area.
www.franklin.ma.us /notices/display_notice.asp?NoticeID=2742   (478 words)

  
 Metacomet Ridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The 200-million-year-old Metacomet Ridge is nothing less than the Central Park of Connecticut.
Metacomet Ridge that runs through Hubbard and Giuffrida parks has been "the cause" that has altered my life
Norm Zimmer of Meriden is a founder of the Metacomet Ridge Compact, which seeks to preserve the
www.leachmichaud.net /Conservation/Zimmer.html   (867 words)

  
 Camps offer plenty of summer fun: 6/ 6/ 2004
Amy Pontes said Camp Metacomet in Dartmouth fills two important needs for her family: It allows her to work without interruption at home and also gives the children a fun place to socialize.
She said Camp Metacomet has openings, but they are going quickly, and she suggests parents call to confirm space.
The capacity at Metacomet is 300 and the capacity at Massasoit is 550.
www.southcoasttoday.com /daily/06-04/06-06-04/a03lo437.htm   (758 words)

  
 Valley Advocate: What About Connecticut?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Metacomet and Mattabesett trails follow the traprock ledges of the Connecticut River Valley south to Guilford, about 15 miles from Long Island Sound, where the Mattabesett trail then curls back north to end in Middletown.
The Metacomet and Mattabesett trails were first blazed in 1931 -- more than 20 years before the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail -- and are part of the larger statewide network of Blue Trails managed by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association.
In fact, the Metacomet trail no longer connects directly with the M-M Trail: the last leg of the trail to the Massachusetts border is a road walk.
www.valleyadvocate.com /gbase/News/content?oid=oid:82538   (397 words)

  
 About Harvard, Massachusetts
Metacomet led bands known today as Wampanoag Indians who joined with the Nipmucks, Pocumtucks, and Narragansetts in a bloody uprising.
Metacomet was the second son of Massassoit, who himself had cordial relations with the early English settlers in Plymouth.
By Metacomet's time, resentment at attempts by Christians to convert their people, loss of tribal lands, and increasing dependence on English goods topped the list of complaints against the settlers.
www.cytools.com /home/harvard.html   (942 words)

  
 River of Dreams: Metacomet Ridge, The "Great Wall"
Metacomet Ridge, which shapes the flow of the Connecticut River, has been called The Great Wall.
It neatly separated the commerce and transportation of Hartford and New Haven with a wall of igneous "traprock" running from Branford, CT to Northhampton,...
It neatly separated the commerce and transportation of Hartford and New Haven with a wall of igneous "traprock" running from Branford, CT to Northhampton, MA.
www.dougsimpson.com /river/archives/000055.html   (233 words)

  
 newStandard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The ceremonial club is believed to have belonged to Metacomet -- called King Philip by colonists -- the Wampanoag chief who led the first Indian uprising against English settlers in 1675.
Moorehead had bought it from a Maine woman, who said it had been in her family since 1676, the year Metacomet was killedin Rhode Island.
There is no way to determine whether it belonged to Metacomet, whose uprising, known as King Philip's War, wiped out as many as half the English settlements in New England.
www.s-t.com /daily/06-95/06-05-95/0605APwarclub.HTML   (389 words)

  
 Research of D. G. Weymouth
Metacomet, younger son of Massasoit, was also known as King Philip.
Metacomet earnestly attempted to maintain his father's peaceful policies with the Colonists, but the English pushed even farther into Wampanoag lands, imposing their laws on the native people.
Eventually, a reluctant Metacomet united the disparate tribes of the region and lead an uprising, later known as King Phillip's War.
www.weymouthtech.com /Genealogy/ps69/ps69_421.htm   (2345 words)

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