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    initiating a race between European countries to send out explorers to become the continent’s dominating power. Driven by the promise of wealth, status, and new beginnings, explorers conquered the lands of North and South America, resulting in their direct disruption of the indigenous peoples’ lives. Following this contact, the lives of both Native Americans and Europeans were permanently transformed by the Europeans’ desire for wealth and need to spread and dominate through religion. While providing beneficial outcomes for Europeans, these motives ultimately incited the deterioration of once-thriving native civilizations…

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    As early as the 1600’s, Central Europeans have been immigrating to the United States. Settlers from Germany, the former Soviet Union, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein came for various reasons. World wars, the collapse of the Soviet Union, economic disparities, and dissatisfaction with their government were among the most common reasons. Each ethnic group influenced American culture by introducing new foods, music, and literature.…

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    The American Dream is a term that is known across the globe—work hard, and if you do, you will find yourself rich. Popular classical American films such as The Lone Ranger feature a man who goes out on his own and needs no one else. But perhaps solitude is not the solution to success. In his book The European Dream Jeremy Rifkin explores with readers that the American Dream may not be as fantastic as it has been made out to be. Many people in recent years have found themselves stuck in debt and…

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    Through major trade, exploration, and war the Europeans came across many different societies and constructed views about those societies. These societies ranged from massive thriving civilizations to primitive civilizations in their eyes. The Europeans views on these societies were greatly based on wealth, clothing and cultural views. The Europeans had very distinct views on the east Africans, the Indians also known as Americans, and the Turks. The Europeans viewed the east Africans in a…

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    fighting between the Native Americans and European settlers, one must first learn the cultural differences between them. While, some Native American’s learned to “coexist” with new foreign settlers trading and interacting with them, other natives did not like these invaders and were eventually destroyed, usually by force. These new Europeans tried to bring their new way of life to the natives while these people just wanted to maintain their traditional and natural way of life. Native Americans…

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    Introduction The cultural and social impact of the European arrival in North America is still seen throughout the three modern day countries that occupy this continent. This history is best understood when examined from the perspective of both European immigrants and native North Americans and how they influenced each other’s lives. Discussing the significance of the European cultural, social, and technological influences on the native peoples of North America, and how their life was forever…

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    and Native Americans did not believe in written records like the Europeans did; they preferred to pass stories and teachings of the religion to generation to generation by oral means. Most of what is known of Africans and Native Americans are views and written works by Europeans. Most if not all of the works are tailored to fit how Europeans wants everyone to view African and Native American religion and culture. The viewpoints are in disdain of African and Native American religions. So Africans…

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    Both Native Americans and Europeans are guilty of altering the non-human world around them, using the land for food and shelter, but the extent of the changes differ, as well as their motives. Native Americans survived off of the land, hunting and growing their food, but they also held a very strong spiritual connection to it, where the Europeans saw profit, they saw a long history of culture. European alterations to the environment in the New World were more severe than the Native American’s,…

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    When the Europeans came to the Americas they left a profound impact on Native American cultures. The reciprocal of that is how the Europeans were also affected by this colliding of cultures. All though the Europeans culture effected the Native American culture in a mostly harmful, and negative way. I believe it was for the greater good, and the establishment of this nation. The Europeans stumbled across the America’s in search for a quicker passage to India, their interests quickly changed…

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    Europeans have had an impact on many peoples’ life and culture. This was no different when the Europeans first came to America and encountered the natives. When the English and the Puritans first arrived, the Native Americans handled them in different ways. Some welcomed them with open arms, while others approached them with caution.; however, despite handling the Europeans differently, the natives were still impacted by them all the same. The Native Americans’ culture was impacted by…

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