Original Inhabitants of New Hampshire
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At the time of the arrival of European settlers, the region that is now New Hampshire was home to the Pennacook and the Abnaki, both parts of the Algonquian Native American family.
Their economies were based on hunting and fishing, supplemented by some agriculture, particularly the raising of corn. Some inland groups migrated to the coast during the warmer summer months. The various tribes of the area-Ossipee, Pequawket, Nashua, Piscaaqua, Souhegan, Squamscot-generally lived in harmony, but did engage in wars with the Iroquois.
Relations with the early white settlers were generally tranquil; the Native Americans transmitted information about tapping maple syrup and raising corn to the settlers, who in turn passed along blankets and metal implements.
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Title/Description: A Map of the States of New Hampshire and Vermont Publication Info: Boston: Thomas & Andrews, 1796; Engraved for Morse's Universal Geography Date: 1796 Scale: 1:1,584,000 Original Source: Courtesy of Murray ...
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