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People of the First Light: Wampanoag History


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2003 Massachusetts History and Social Studies Framework Connections:

3.2 Identify the Wampanoags and their leaders at the time the Pilgrims arrived, and describe their way of life.
3.3 Identify who the Pilgrims were and explain why they left Europe to seek religious freedom; describe their journey and their early years in the Plymouth Colony.
5.6 Explain the early relationship of the English settlers to the indigenous peoples, or Indians, in North America, including the differing views of ownership or use of land, and the conflicts between them. (eg. The Pequot and King Philip's Wars in New England).
5.7: Identify some of the major leaders and groups responsible for the founding of the original colonies in North America.