Pequot War of 1637: Summary & Timeline


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What was the primary catalyst for the Pequot War of 1637?

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1. What event triggered a Pequot reaction in the form of surprise attacks?

2. What two English encampments in Connecticut did the Pequot attack?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will show what you know about the Pequot War of 1637. The quiz asks about important events before, throughout, and at the end of the war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Key catalyst for the Pequot War
  • Event that started a Pequot reaction
  • An English predawn attack
  • Document that ended the war

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Pequot War
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the English encampments and Pequot villages that were attacked
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the trigger to the Pequot War of 1637

Additional Learning

To learn more about this war, review the lesson called Pequot War of 1637: Summary & Timeline. This lesson covers the following subjects:

  • Reasons the English invaded Mystic River Valley
  • Allies to the English
  • Policies put forth by the English onto the Pequot
  • Casualties and the aftermath of the war