The cause of the war was colonist moving west for search of land. By doing this Native Americans kept on getting pushed farther and farther west, until the Indians decided to fight for their land. After the French and Indian war Tribes launched attacks on cities, until the colonist fought back and decimated the population. Lastly, the Native Americans interacted with colonist was by becoming colonist. Some Native Americans either decided to become colonist or the woman married a colonist.
The development of agriculture and the rise of industrialization generated new cultures and innovations in the new world. Native people in early America developed cultural distinct , men were in charge of the fishing, hunting, jobs that were more exposed to violence, and the women stayed closed to the village, farming, and child bearing. The way of life possessed by natives Americans did not compel them to conquer and transform new land. As opposed to European colonizers, Native Americans subscribed to a more “animistic” understanding of nature. In which they believed that plants and animals are not commodities, they are something to be respected rather than used.
In contrast, the Spanish were able to conquer the Aztecs and Incas much quicker. Some of this was due to help they received from other groups of Natives and the situations that were present in these societies when the Spanish arrived. Most of this was due to the debilitating effects European diseases had on Native Americans. Another difference between the two groups’ interactions is the different ways the Africans and Native Americans reacted to the Europeans’ presence. Since the Americas had been isolated from the rest of the world before 1492, they did not know how to react to the arrival of the Europeans and were frightened by how different they were.
As late as the nineteenth century, Native American relations with the Anglo-Americans remained full of unease and hostility. The desire to expand the U.S. coast-to-coast known as Manifest Destiny inspired many to travel west to seek new opportunities and land. However, although the U.S. grew and successfully established a transcontinental railroad, Native Americans regressed under the developing America. As a result, Native Americans attempted to backlash with events like the Battle of Little Bighorn where efforts to preserve Native American culture were short-lasting. From social factors such as the assimilation of natives to economic factors such as taking land forcefully, tensions between Native Americans and Anglo-Americans persisted.
It was a way to not have to pay for people to do the work or pay little to nothing and keep the majority of the profits to yourself. They also influenced different ways of transportation such as a boat. It doesn’t stop there, they brought new languages. Also, a major item they brought over was guns. Before the native would use bow and arrows or knives they would carve from wood.
The Native Americans were the first occupants of United States. They helped the foreigners navigate through their land taught them how to do farming. The Native Americans were slowly wiped out by the foreigner’s one tribe at a time. In this paper we will be talking about how the Native Americans were treated from the colonial times to the 1830’s, what wars and treaties were they faced with and some of the Native American Leaders and officials . The Colonial government saw the Native Americans as savages and viewed them with a judgmental opinion which created a lot of tension between them.
The colonists in the New World had an interesting relationship with their neighbors, the Native Americans. When the New World was first discovered, many people from different lands immigrated there to start a new life. Sadly, when they settled there, they were intruding on land that was already populated by the natives. This caused many conflicts between the colonists and their new neighbors, this may be due to the differences in culture and tradition. The most well-known colonist groups in the New World at the time, were the English and Spanish.
They controlled the Native Americans, assaulted and executed their kin, and took numerous as slaves. The European explorers traveled for the benefit of monarchs. This conduct was acknowledged and supported by these monarchs, and they assumed control over the land as their own taking it from individuals they thought to be pagans. Early American literature mirrors the particular contrasts in the Native Americans and European Explorers. American literature has developed from these differing early
As an American, one could ashamed of the actions and policies of the US government; unfortunately, much of America’s history has followed the trend of oppression and imperialism started by those first European settlers, who colonized the Americas and supplanted the Native Americans. Hidden in the great American success story, lies a darker history of those who didn’t win, those who never got to write the history books. The descendants of the European settlers, who eventually founded the United States of America and its government, have not only taken land from Native Americans, but they have repeatedly violated their basic human rights over hundreds of years. Similarly, the U.S. has subjugated, oppressed, or killed people of other nationalities
When Europeans first encountered Native Americans, they saw them as the exemplification of freedom. Even though colonists desired freedom, they felt that Native Americans had the wrong type of freedom. They thought they were too free and lacked the structure that civilization provided. Because of the multitude of Natives in America they had no choice but to live around them, but the treatment of the Natives between the French and the English were vastly different. The establishment of New France rested on their need of furs rather than agricultural settlements.