Massasoit and Plymouth Governor John Carver smoke a peace pipe, 1621

Massasoit and Plymouth Governor John Carver smoke a peace pipe, 1621 (Source: Wikimedia Commons–public domain)

Question 0100916:
Which of the following does notinvolve relations between Indians and colonists in New England?

A) Squanto assisting the Plymouth Separatists B) King Philip’s (or Metacom’s) War C) “praying towns” D) the Powhatan Confederacy E) Pequot War

Answer:

D) the Powhatan Confederacy

Explanation: Powhatan, the father of Pocahantas, was the Indian leader of a group of tribes in the tidewater region of colonial Virginia. Squanto’s assistance, King Philip’s War, “praying towns,” and the Pequot War all involve relations between Indians and colonists in New England.