Yamasee War Causes

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As colonization expanded and become a valuable goal of most countries, many conflicts occurred between the colonizers and the Natives to the land. Many of these disputes transpired with the Colonizing country wanting to enlarge their economy for a more prosperous nation. One of these disputes was named The Yamasee War. From 1715 to 1717, the Native American and British colonist began a war due to the colonist forcing out the Natives from their land in South Carolina. During the span of 1715-1717, the Yemassee began the war by attacking Port Royal as an attempt to strike first. Since the Native Americans inspected that the British colonist began cheating them in trade and lying about land ownership, beginning the start of The Yamasee War. However, …show more content…
Before the beginning of the conflict, there have been wars over the South and its land between the colonist and natives.for example; the Tuscarora Native Americans and the Cherokee. Most outcomes of those battles ended up in a British victory. In the circumstances that this war is in its results, in the same way, the other British victories result in. A spark of the Yamasee war began when the British settlers had the ambition to gain from the natives and not return the favors. By this, the British cheated the natives in trades and moved out toward their farm and hunting lands. Also, the British settlers began to spread religion throughout the newly found land pressuring the Natives into a defensive mode. Even with a treaty of non-encroachment into the Natives land, the settlers still stole their land behind their back …show more content…
The Yamasee war from 1715 to 1717 was an effect of colonialism that led misery and led to the loss of land for the Yemassee Natives. This conflict of this war was that the British cheated and stole from the Yemassee Natives taking their supplies and land without their condolences. Even though this conflict was not a major war in history, It still was a conflict that changed the relationship and land ownage between the two countries. This war was the “fight for the South” showing that even small wars like the Yamasee war could have a greater effect at the end of this

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