Mayflower - Study Guide Part 4: Chapter 14, The God of Armies Summary & Analysis

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As other parts of New England erupted in violence, Plymouth became calm, like the eye of a hurricane. Towns around the region feared that they would be next to face the Native Americans' ambushes and attacks. In Hatfield, one hundred English descended on local Indians, who had no choice but to fight, even though they had not joined the war at that point.

Paranoia grew as well as racism and bigotry. New England towns began to turn on the Praying Towns of Native Americans, who had remained out of the fight. Massachusetts officials relocated the Praying Indians to an internment camp at Deer Island, located in Boston Harbor. Hundreds of Praying Indians would die of starvation and exposure in the coming months.

English towns began to suffer from the fear. So many residents from the...

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