Essay On Native American Immigration

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The Native Americans have been living in America longer than anyone. The Indians have made a big impact on America. But how? European Immigration, sharing lands, the French and Indian War, the Indian Removal Act, and Manifest Destiny all worked towards getting rid of them. How has the Native American’s culture, history and daily life been affected by European Immigration into the Americas?
The European Immigration into the Americas affected the Natives living there. Most had never seen a white man before and had never encountered their diseases. Although some tribes were hostile to the newly arrived English men, most tribes had no reason to quarrel with them-yet. After the European immigrants settled they became hungry for land. The Europeans started claiming land that was
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That meant cutting through thousands of miles through wilderness that belonged to Native Americans. “As Far Western Expansion picked up, it became clear that just as before, the goals of American expansionists conflicted with the needs of the Indians in the area of expansion,” (Primary documents in American History) Manifest Destiny would not come easy though. Fearless Chiefs willing to die would fight for their sacred land. Some of these chiefs include Blackhawk, Red Cloud, Pontiac, and Sitting Bull (Native American Indian Chiefs). The pioneers who set out to claim land that wasn’t theirs would face many challenges. “Expansion westward seemed perfectly natural to many Americans in the mid-nineteenth century. Like the Massachusetts Puritans who hoped to build a "city upon a hill, "courageous pioneers believed that America had a divine obligation to stretch the boundaries of their noble republic to the Pacific Ocean,” (Manifest Destiny). These pioneers however were able to overcome those challenges making the United States what it is
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