Native Americans And American Americans Essay

1665 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 7 Pages
Imagine how difficult it would for the U.S. to get along with their foreign enemies. It would be extremely hard to share interests and work together. Fights could take place and it would be hard to build upon a relationship. Well this is the case for the Native Americans and Euro-Americans. The Native Americans were basically kicked out over and over again and moved all over the country. There were times where nothing but hate for each other existed. From time to time, the Native Americans actually worked together with the Euro Americans, but this was usually not lasting. Native Americans had reasons behind working with a group, but they seemed to never stick around. The English and French knew that the Native Americans were crucial at times during war, so they would support each other. Going into further detail, the Native Americans chose to cooperate with different groups so they could gain from trade, get the protection they needed, and extract promises from them. The Native Americans also were driven apart from the groups because the English and French were still trying to assimilate them, didn’t think they were civilized, values were different, and war broke out most of the time. Cohabiting was a struggle for everyone during the 17th and 18th century, but it did happen. There was a brief period between 1720 and 1750 where there was peaceful coexistence. After “King William’s War” and the War of the Spanish Succession came to an end, the Treaty of Utrech…

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