History of the Discovery of America, of the Landing of Our Forefathers at Plymouth, and of Their Most Remarkable Engagements with the Indians in New-England: From Their First Landing in 1620 Until the Final Subjugation of the Natives in 1679 : to which is Annexed, the Defeat of Generals Braddock, Harmer & St. Clair by the Indians at the Westward, &c
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Be . side the effect of cannon and fire arms , the noise of which was appalling ,
and their effect against a nume . rous body of Indians , closely drawn together , in
the highest degree destructive , COLUMBUS had brought over with him a small ...
In March , 1775 , at the solicitation of a number of gentlemen of North Carolina , I
attended their treaty at Wataga , with the Cherokee Indians , to purchase the
lands on the south side of Kentucky river . After this I undertook to mark out a road
prize by a body of Indians who were concealed in the thickets on every side of a
large plain ; and on the first onset the militia without exchanging a single shot ,
made a most precipitate retreat and left the regular troops to stand the whole ...
Thc creek was not fordable . My corps dashed forward with the impetuosity
becoming volunteers , and were saluted by the enemy with a brisk fire from the
opposite side of the creek . Dauntless they rushed on to the water ' s edge , and
... some of the cavalry and their piquets covered the left flank ; the militia were
thrown over the creek and advanced about one quarter of a mile , and encamped
in the same order ; there were a few Indians who appeared on the opposite side
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Great as a historical reference. Mind you, the context is in reference to the subsequent colonization of America. Today it is evidential that "discovery" was made by Henry Sinclair almost 100 yrs. prior. Of course, I am bias due to that I am a descendent of Henry. On the other hand, I do not like the intent by which war was waged for occupation of the new world. I am sure there was blood on the hands of everyone involved, for this it is necessary to readdress the original issue of suzerainty. I am sure there could be issue with the fact that through the only route possible, since the denial of Scottish sovereignty, was cut off and this is due to divine sovereignty. So, if we can contest he War of King Phillip I am sure we would find that a far less incursion of native Americans would have been possible with a sustained introduction of immigrants. First of all, the assumption of the discovery of a new Indies trades route was simply and speculation.