Early English Missions in Colonial America

Providence College Professor Edward Andrews taught a class on early English missions in Colonial America. He described the efforts of Protestant preachers,… read more

Providence College Professor Edward Andrews taught a class on early English missions in Colonial America. He described the efforts of Protestant preachers, such as John Eliot, to convert Native Americans in New England. Missionaries often used native translators and created separate “praying towns” to consolidate Christian Indians. Disputes between colonists and native leaders over religion, land and sovereignty led to King Philip’s War in the 1670s. close

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Early English Missions in Colonial America

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Jun 08, 2019 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 16, 2019 | 11:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jun 08, 2019 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 09, 2019 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 16, 2019 | 11:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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