Queen Anne's War and Its Impact on Deerfield

Class members read a series of primary and secondary source materials to examine the effects of Queen Anne's War, also know as the War of Spanish Succession, on the Pocumtucks and other Native Americans in the area of Deerfield, MA.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have individuals craft a letter to Nuthatch, giving her advice about what to do about her dilemma
Classroom Considerations
  • The fifth in a series of eight resources focusing on the conflicts between European settlers and Native Americans 
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Pros
  • The exercises reveal the sharp contrasts between the French and English settlers
  • Resource includes suggestions for more in-depth research
Cons
  • None