c. 7000 BCE
Native American ancestors of the Wampanoag tribes begin to establish permanent settlements in the region of modern-day New England.
c. 1000 CE
Corn is introduced to the Wampanoag tribes from the south; agricultural initiatives lead to more permanent settlements.
c. 1581 CE - 1661 CE
Life of Massasoit
, Chief of the Wampanoag Confederacy
, whose efforts saved the Plymouth Colony
22 Mar 1621 CE
Massasoit and governor John Carver
sign the peace treaty which will bind Plymouth Colony
and the Wampanoag Confederacy
together until after Massasoit
1675 CE - 1678 CE
King Philip's War
in which thousands are killed as the Native Americans try to defend their land and way of life from increasing European colonization of the Americas