The Dark Side of the Puritans: The Pequot War

During the 1630s, the quickest way to become wealthy in colonial America lay in the fur trade. However, the powerful Pequot tribe stood in between New England and riches. It did not take long for the Puritans to find an excuse to launch what would today be called genocide. Click here for an 8 1/2 minute video summarizing the 1637 Pequot War by Channel Legendarium and posted on YouTube on September 30, 2022.