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Negative Consequences Of European Exploration

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European Exploration is negative due to the effects that individual explorers and triangular trade still has on my life. Racism and the endangerment of native people are prime examples of the negative consequences of European Exploration. John Cabot’s exploration has had a negative impact on my life. His discoveries led to the colonization of the Americas. Colonists came to the Americas and killed natives for land and resources. Natives were frightened to the point of leaving their children in the attempts to escape. This caused the mass extermination of whole groups of people. In North America, descendants of these natives are being treated unequally due to their cultural differences. Additionally, in the United States they are a small minority,
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