English Settlers: The Relationships Between English And Native Americans

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When the English settlers came over to the Americas they were not expecting to find indigenous people already there. These people were the Native Americans. Over time the English settlers formed one of two relationships with the Native Americans that they encountered. Some of the English and indigenous people became allies and worked together in hopes of benefiting their own society. Other groups of English and Native Americans did not get along and conflict broke out. Where conflict did break out, the English saw the Native people as the enemies. During conflict, the English people were afraid of the indigenous people. The Native Americans could be very brutal and would destroy whole settlements if they felt the need. They would kill some
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