The European Influence on Native American Essay

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The European influence on Native American


Eric Orr

COM 220

Axia College

Melanie Jeffrey, Instructor

By early 1600s the Native American formed a confederacy to work against the

Europeans. The Europeans influence the culture of the Native American by bring

diseases, constant warfare because the over taking of land, guns, steel hatchets, pots, and

kettles of brass ,and even the way to produce cloths and make die for thread. The

Europeans’ came with their cultural arrogance basically put their influence on Native

American by been diabolical and using weapons to accomplish meds ends. In this paper

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The Native American lost about 95 % of the native’s people over a 130 years time

span to the plague that the Europeans brought over. The natives that survive the plague

was emotional destroy because of the family, lifestyles, ancient culture, and friends that

they had lost to the plagues. The Native Americans was the most health people until

contact with The Europeans. This created genocide of unprecedented proportions among

the Native Americans. Some of the Native American joins forces with the European in

the beginning to establish a trade for commodities. Then Native American like Powhattan

tried to use the European for the weapons so he could take over various tribes. He had

already controlled some tribes but was trying to make his forces strong against the

Europeans without the Europeans knowledge of it. The European came bearing gifts

trying to trick the Native American into peace. Of course as time took place the greed of

the Europeans to control the land took over and wars broke between the two. The Native

Americans fought the land that was rightfully theirs with the Europeans. Here in is some

status that show how the culture influence of the Europeans affected the Native American

By looking at today mortality rates as it
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