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The American colonists deceived the Native Americans in the first few centuries after arriving on North America by pretending to be friends with them and then massacring their tribes.

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How did early colonists view native Americans?

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What were Native American threats in colonial Maryland?

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Why did colonists and American Indians fight over land?

The colonists were taking and clearing land that was the Native American's hunting grounds. At first the Native Americans were peaceful and made treaties with the colonists, but after the colonists just kept expanding, the Native Americans knew that had to fight for their land.


How did native American Indians get along with the colonists?

They traded food for beads and copper. The Native Americans taught the Europe colonists how to grow crops.


How were Native Americans treated in colonial Maryland?

The colonists in Maryland were not nice to the Native Americans. The Native Americans taught the colonists how to grow crops, hunt, fish, and travel on water. The colonists did not help the Native Americans socially or economically.


What did the native Americans have to do in the American Revolution?

Certain Native Americans decided to fight alongside the American Colonists while others fought alongside the British and still others chose neutrality. However, Native Americans were not directly involved in the American Revolution and were seen as pawns by the Americans and British alike. The British were generally more approving of Native Americans than the American Colonists, but both saw them as ignorant savages as opposed to legitimate foreign nations.


What led conflicts between colonists and Native Americans?

The conflict between the colonists and the Native Americans was that the Europeans took over the Native Americans land.



What caused the Native Americans and the colonists to go to war?

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Why were native Americans angry with both the british and the colonits?

The colonists and British were trespassing on Native American land, killing wild game, and driving the Native Americans out of their homes.


How did the colonists interact with the Native Americans?

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Why were such a small number of colonists able to nearly wipe out the Native Americans in New Netherlands?

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What lead to conflict between Southern colonists native Americans?

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Why did Native Americans in North America get along poorly with British colonists?

They didn't get along because the British colonists were always expanding out west into native American territory.


How did the New England colonists interact with the Native Americans?

Interactions at first were peaceful between the colonists and the Native Americans. The Native Americans helped the colonists adjust to life in the Americas and taught them what kind of crops to plant.


How did European explorers and colonists view the Native Americans they encountered?

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Who were the Native Americans of Maine?

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What effect did colonies have on the Native Americans?

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