Native American Population Decline

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Various factors contributed to the population decline of Native Americans, from advanced technology to diseases. When Europeans arrived in America, they brought with them diseases that could wipe out a large amount of people who were not immune to the diseases. Europeans brought better weapons and more experience in warfare. Also, they had strength in their sheer numbers, which helped to overpower the Native Americans. With better weaponry and warfare experience, epidemic diseases, and utter numbers the Europeans were able to overpower the Native Americans and cause the population of Native Americans to decrease. “Epidemics often immediately followed European exploration, sometimes destroying entire villages. While precise figures are difficult

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