Why Did African Americans Form Alliances And Intermingle Historically?

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“Based on the documentary Black Indians, why did Native Americans and African Americans form alliances and intermingle historically?” The interracial cooperation between Native Americans and African Americans came from necessity. In addition, the rationale for this relationship has changed periodically throughout the history of their contact in Colonial America. During the period of slavery in the United States, the children of African American man and Native American women would gain the freedom of Native Americans in the United States at that period. Later on, during the time when Native Americans would be restricted to residence inside reservations, it was adventitious for the mixed race children “pass” as African American to be able to
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