This is an interesting piece of history which is not taught in schools today. Most likely it would remain buried had some bright history Phd candidate not uncovered the real story while writing his thesis.
I like to reblog this yearly.
There aren’t just bad people that commit genocide; we are all capable of it. It’s our evolutionary history.
If you are interested in learning a different story of what happened after the pilgrims reached Plymouth Rock, please read on!
Winston S. Churchill — ‘History is written by the victors.’
Those who are indigenous Indians to North America have been misrepresented and effectively banished in American history textbooks in favor of glorifying European colonialism. Why does democracy refuse to teach that thousands of American Native Indians were unjustifiably slaughtered in the name of conquest and imperialism?
From the book The American Tradition.
“After some exploring in 1620, the Pilgrims chose the land around Plymouth Harbor for their settlement. Unfortunately, they arrived in December and were not prepared for the New England weather. However, they were aided by friendly Indians, who gave them food and…
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