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Differences Between White Americans And The Military

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When the government send its military into an area to obtain something for white Americans and that area is already preoccupied by Indians, there will be a problem. Conflicts that arose between native Americans and the military seemed to stem from greed. Land that the Indians were on that white Americans wanted or there is gold there and the white Americans want that too. Greed and major differences philosophically. Native Americans believed themselves to be part of the earth. To them, land could not be owned or taken. There was a respect for the earth and the surroundings as if it were a living being. The white settlers however, had a Western idea when it came to their relationship with the earth. America was theirs for the taking. On
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