Massasoit In The New World Analysis

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Although, the Pequot War had ended the need for land still remained the main need among the colonist in the New World. This left a great opportunity for Massasoit to gain an upper hand and, continue to gain power by selling his lands to the English. These sells also brought peace between the tribes and the colonists but, this also gave Massasoit more power in the New World. Thus, “…from Massasoit’s perspective, his alliance with the English continued to serve him well.” This would last for years but, Massasoit’s power would be altered by a great change in the New World. The change would be the mindset of the second generation colonist in which they now seek economic gain and material goods rather than land. This change was due to the
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