The Great Swamp Fight: The Bloodiest Day of King Philip's War

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Joshua J. Mark
by Atun-Shei Films
published on 14 March 2021

In December 1675 CE, in the midst of King Philip's War, an army of Puritan colonists made a preemptive strike against the neutral Narragansett tribe. Their desperate battle in the snowy wilderness of Rhode Island became a touchstone in the cultural lore of Anglo New England, while the subsequent massacre would go down as the darkest, most tragic event in Narragansett history.

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Films, A. (2021, March 14). The Great Swamp Fight: The Bloodiest Day of King Philip's War. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2311/the-great-swamp-fight-the-bloodiest-day-of-king-ph/

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Films, Atun-Shei. "The Great Swamp Fight: The Bloodiest Day of King Philip's War." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 14, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2311/the-great-swamp-fight-the-bloodiest-day-of-king-ph/.

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Films, Atun-Shei. "The Great Swamp Fight: The Bloodiest Day of King Philip's War." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Mar 2021. Web. 16 Jul 2024.

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