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    Thirty Years War

    Fought in England, divided the country into Lutheran and Catholic states.
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    Powhatan War

    Fought between the Virginia Colony and The Powhatan Indian Confederacy.
  • Execution of King Charles

    King Charles execution caused the New World colonies to side with either Charles II or James II.
  • Body of John Sassamon found

    John Sassamon was found to be murdered by three of Metacom's, King Philip, warriors. This caused the subsequent execution of those three and in turned started King Philip's War.
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    King Philips War

    Fought as a last ditch effort for the Indians to stop English settlement on their land resulted in the death of close to half of the Indian population.
  • Metacom Killed

    King Metacom killed by a Christian Native American, ultimately ending King Philip's War.
  • Glorious Revolution

    James II establishes a constitutional monarchy without shedding any blood.
  • Salem Witch Trials

    The Salem Witch Trails was a time of great paranoia and anxiety in the colonies where dozens of women were tried and executed on accusations of witch craft.