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Uprising that resulted from many conflicts, among them mounting land shortage and settlers' desires for Indian lands.
Series of conflicts between the Hurons (and other Indians) and Iroquois in a quest for pelts.
city upon a hill
John Winthrop's vision of the Puritan settlement in New England as a model for the world.
Members of a religious sect that embraced egalitarianism and rejected traditional religious hierarchies. They believed that the Holy Spirit or the "inner light" could inspire every soul.
the Pueblo Revolt of 1680
The most successful Indian uprising in American history. Pueblo Indians rebelled against Spanish authority and drove the Spanish from their New Mexico settlements.
The Tuscarora War
War in the Carolinas from 1711 through 1713 that pitted Tuscarora Indians against colonists and their Indian allies.
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