How Did Native Americans Develop Their Culture

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With the arrival of many Europeans onto Indian soil in the new world. The Indians learned to adapt to changes in their culture, and their way of life changed. Trading networks were established between the two groups which was beneficial for both parties. With the arrival of the Europeans, the indigenous land of the Indians was invaded, for example the Indians were separated into several main groups which comprised of the eastern woodlands, the great plains, and western tribes. After the Europeans invaded the lands that Indians had inhabited for thousands of years which remained undisturbed. Both sides had adapted to new changes from each other. One of the major groups of Indians are the eastern woodlands tribe, their way of life differed from …show more content…
Tobacco turned out to be a cash crop after it was introduced to the colonists by the Indians In the middle colonies mostly consisting of the Dutch, who were more focused on trading furs rather than developing agricultural settlements. The island of Manhattan was purchased from Indians by governor Peter Minuit because of the profitable fur trading posts. Many negative effects occurred because of the arrival of the Europeans, after they settled in North America, the amount of warfare that occurred increased. Europeans killed large numbers of Indians as well as their tribe, along the different coast, then the Iroquois League was formed, which was an alliance between many Iroquois Tribes. The alliance eventually outnumbered the Europeans, and developed a stronger power, than those of other tribes and which led to a killing spree of other tribes because of the massive fur demand. They were eventually weakened, when the French and the other Indian tribe formed an alliance which defeated the Iroquois. With the Iroquois population almost completely wiped out by the alliance, they decided to establish a peace offering with the French which occurred in

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