Colonists's Relationship With Native Americans

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Thousands of miles of home, isolated from the rest of the world, and facing new and daunting challenges. Life for early colonist was a tough and dangerous, there whole world was flipped upside down and they had to learn how to survive. Colonist had to address lack of food, decease, wild animals, weather, and relations with native people if they wanted to live and thrive. The first Spanish explorers and colonist chose to treat Native Americans as people who needed to be conquered. While British colonist sought out a more peaceful and coexistence with the Native Americans. This early decision that both the Spanish and the British colonist had to make about their relationship with native peoples affected every part of their lives including architecture of cities, economy,…show more content…
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