Causes Of Native American Depopulation

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The depopulation rate of Native Americans drastically rose after they encountered the Europeans during late 15th century and lasted to the mid-18th century. War, genocide, and invasive disease were some of the many top contributors to the change in depopulation rates. Although the depopulation of American Natives were caused by many of those factors after late 15th century to mid-18th century, invasive diseases during those centuries were the main contributor.
Many tribes had flourishing communities with population numbers in the millions. Arawak/Tanio Indian population, which lived on the Caribbean Islands, was about eight million before the arrival of Christopher Columbus. The arrival of Columbus brought not only the hopes of finding a quicker
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