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By what, did he say they were assembled ?

What did he say of the guilt of the Pequots ?

With what, did he say, cruelty is always united?

If any Christian soldier should be slain, what did Mr. Hooker say, would be the reason?

In whose strength, did he exhort them to march ?

How many Mohegan Indians went with Mason, against the Pequots! 70.

By whom, commanded? Uncas. Where did the Mohegans live? North of the Pequots.

Where was the residence of Uncas? In what is now called Norwich.

What most appalling difficulty did they meet with at Saybrook? A division in opinion between Capt. Mason and his officers.

What measures did the officers wish to pursue? To sail immediately to Pequot harbor, and attack both the Pequot forts, as soon as possible.

Why? Such were their orders from the general court, and they wished to finish the campaign, as soon as possible.

Why did Mason object to this? He had just received new information respecting the force and condition of the Pequots. He concluded that in sailing into Pequot harbor, he should certainly be discovered; that he should be attacked at landing, and either driven back, or prevented from destroying

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any considerable number of the swift-footed Pequots.

From whom, had Mason received new information respecting the Pequots ? Probably from the two females, that had been captured at Wethersfield.

Who had showed them special kindness? The wife of Mononotto.

Who was Mononotto? The chief next in authority under Sassacus. By whom had these females been redeemed? By the Dutch.

Where did the Dutch deliver their redeemed captives to the English? At Saybrook.

Name of one of these captives Probably Swain.

Why may these females be considered as probably the saviors of the colony? There is reason to believe, that the information, which they communicated, was the means of inducing Mason to adopt the plan he did.

What was Mason's plan? To sail to the mouth of the Narraganset bay, and thence to march to the forts, and take the Pequots by surprise.

What method was proposed to bring Mason and his officers to agreement? Mr. Stone was requested most importunately to pray

for them.

How did his prayer scem to be answered? Mason's plan was most cordially adopted.

What other new arrangement did they make at Saybrook? They sent 20 men back, to defend

set upon his head, because the rewards of this life are insufficient. March then, with Christian courage, in the strength of the Lord. March with faith in his divine promises; and soon your swords shall find your enemies; soon they shall fall, like leaves of the forest, under your feet."

= Ct. and took 20 of the garrison to supply their places. Distinguished officer among the latter? Capt. Underhill.

When did they sail from Saybrook? Friday, May 19.

When did they arrive at the port in Narraganset bay? Next day. Which way is the mouth of N. bay from Pequot harbor? About how far?

Whom did Mason and Underhill visit on Monday? Canonicus. For whom, did Canonicus immediately send? Miantonimo.

Request, made to these sachems? That Mason and his army might pass to the Pequot forts.

Reply of Miantonimo? That he highly approved of the expedition and that he would send men with them.

Remark of Miantonimo respecting the force of the English? That it was too small to fight the mighty Pequots.

With how many forces, did Mason march on Wednesday? 77 English, 60 Mohegans, and 200 Narragansets.

How many in the whole?

Where were the other 13 English and 10 Mohegans? Probably in the ships.

How far were they then from the Pequots? Nearly 40 miles.

By whom, was Mason reinforced Thursday morning? Several Narraganset Indians.

Number of Indians then under Mason? Nearly 500.

What inquiry did the Indians make at Pawcatuck river? What was Mason's intention.

What did he assure them? That he intended to attack the Pequots in their forts.

How were the Indians affected? They were filled with terror; and many of them deserted.

How far from fort Mystic did they encamp Thursday night? About two miles.

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Why did Mason conclude not to attack both forts at the same time? His men were much worn down with heat and fatigue, and the Indians with him were exceedingly terrified.

Who was their chief guide ? Wequosh, a revolted Pequot.

What did Wequosh and Uncas then say of the friend-Indians? That they were much afraid.

What word did Mason send them? By no means to fly; but to take their stations at any distance, and see, if the English would fight.

Where was fort Mystic situated? On the top of a hill, about six miles distant from Pequot harbor.

How was the fort formed? By long sticks of wood, set in the ground close together.

What name is given to sticks of wood, thus placed in the ground! Pales or palisadoes.

At what time, in the day was the attack made? Just before the dawn.

How near did Mason come to the fort, before he was discovered? Within a rod or two.

How was the alarm first given? By the barking of a dog.

How communicated? A Pequot roared out, Owawnux! Owaw. пих 1

Meaning? p. 55.

Where did some of Mason's men

meet some of Underhill's? Near | lish? They were probably afraid the centre of the fort. to leave them.

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How far did the Pequots follow the English? Nearly to Pequot harbor.

With what effect? Many of the Paquots were slain; but no injury was done to the English.

When the party of Pequots returned to their fort, to what, did they charge all their misfortunes? To the misconduct and haughtiness of Sassacus.

With what, did they threaten him? Immediate death.

What induced them to spare him? The entreaties of his friends.

What did the Pequots then do? Destroyed their fort, and fled in various directions.

In what direction, did most of them flee? West. How soon did the men from Ms. arrive at Pequot harbor? In about a month.

How many? 120.

Under whom? Capt. Stough

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able number? In a swamp in Fairfield.

Issue of the battle of Fairfield swamp? The Pequots were defeated, and their power destroyed. What became of Sassacus? He fled to the Mohawks.

How many fled with him? About 20.

What did the Mohawks do with them? Slew all but Mononotto.

Where did the Mohawks live? Near Albany.

What became of Mononotto's wife and children? They were captured, and most kindly treated by the English. How many Pequot warriors were still living? About 200.

In what condition ? In a very feeble, scattered state.

What offer did their chiefs make to the English at Hartford? To become their servants.

Upon what condition? That their lives should be spared. To whom, did the English then give 100 Pequots? To Uncas.

To whom did they give 80? To Miantonimo.

To whom, 20? To Ninnigret. Who was Ninnigret? A Narraganset or rather Nihantic sachem, in alliance with the Narragansets. How were these Pequots to be regarded and treated? As Narragansets and Mohegans.

To whom, were the Pequots to pay tribute? To the English at Ct.

How was the Pequot nation nominally extinguished? It was agreed, that the Pequots should thenceforward be called Mohegans and Narragansets.

Did the Pequot nation then cease according to this agreement? By no means.

What effect had the conquest of the Pequots upon the Indians of N. E. generally? They were filled with terror and dread of the English displeasure

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Meaning of clerical?

Where had Mr. Davenport been a celebrated minister?

Most distinguished lay founder?
Meaning of lay?

Where did Mr. Edward Hopkins settle ? At Hartford.

For what, had Mr. Eaton been distinguished in London? Ability, industry and wealth.

In what business, had he there been engaged? In trade.

In what year, had Davenport and Eaton come from London to Boston? 1637.

Where were they greatly urged to settle? In Ms.

Why did they decline? They wished to avoid the commotions occasioned by Mrs. Hutchinson. Besides, they chose to be in a jurisdiction by themselves.

Why? They thought, they could have a church, formed more according to the perfect scripture rule.

How long was New Haven set tled after Hartford? — after Bos

ton?-after the Pequot war?

Of whom did Eaton and his associates purchase the land? Momauguin, sachem of the country.

When did the three towns of Ct. become a distinct commonwealth, and adopt a constitution? Names of those towns?

How long did that constitution continue with little alteration? What were the officers of the government?

By whom elected?

Who were to send deputies to the general assembly? First governor ?

Who succeeded Gov. Haynes in 1640? Edward Hopkins.

Why was not Haynes re-elected? The constitution did not allow the same man to be governor for two years together.

Who succeeded Hopkins in 1641? Haynes.

How long did Haynes and Hopkins continue thus to succeed each other? Till the year 1654, with the exception of one year.

What other colony formed a constitution in 1639? First governor of New Haven ? In what year, was the charter of Maine granted?


To whom? From whom? Limits of the territory, granted by that charter ?

What part of the present state of Maine? About a quarter. When was Maine taken under the jurisdiction of Ms. ? By whose request?


Union of the colonies of N. E.

In what year, was consummated the union of the colonies of N. E.?

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How often did they meet at Boston? Twice in five years.

How often at each of the other places? Once in five years.

Why did they meet twice as of ten at Boston, as at each of the other places? Ms. contained more people than the other three together.

What had greatly retarded the union? The great superiority of Ms.

How? Ms. was unwilling to unite upon equal terms; and the rest were unwilling to unite upon those that were not equal.

What affairs were the commissioners to determine ?

In case one colony should be attacked, what duty did it devolve upon the rest

How many men was each colony to send in such cases? Ms. 100 and each of the rest 45.

How long did this union continue with little interruption? By what was it dissolved?

What other colony petitioned to be admitted into the union?

Why? To defend them from the Narragansets, from whom they

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