The Native American Genocide

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The Native American Genocide consists of 12 million deaths in 400 years. Whites wanted land and gold so once Columbus got to the America’s they started persecuting them right away. Natives have been forced on a long hard road since being persecuted in the 1500’s. To begin with, Natives came to the America’s way before Columbus did while following food and to escape conflict in their old homes (F, Meridith). Scientists say, “Native Americans came over because they wanted to explore and get away from rival tribes.” The Native Americans came to the America’s almost 14,000 years before Columbus (When did people first come to North America?). It was a long hard road from 1492 on for the Indians as they were persecuted ever since Columbus found
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