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This is Rich Kleinfeldt. Our story today is a sad one. It is the story of a clash of peoples, religions, ideas, and cultures.
It is a story of strongly held ideas and a lack of compromise. It is the story of the relations between Europeans and the natives who had lived for thousands of years in the area we now call North America. They spoke many different languages.
Some were farmers, some were hunters. Some fought many wars, others were peaceful. These groups are called tribes. Their names are known to most Americans These tribes had developed their own cultures many years before the first European settlers arrived.
Each had a kind of religion, a strong spiritual belief. Many tribes shared a similar one. The Indians on the East Coast shared a highly developed system of trade. Researchers say different tribes of Native Americans traded goods all across the country. The first recorded meetings between Europeans and the natives of the East Coast took place in the s.
They searched for whales along the east coast of North America. They made temporary camps along the coast. They often traded with the local Indians.
The Europeans often paid Indians to work for them. Both groups found this to be a successful relationship. Several times different groups of fishermen tried to establish a permanent settlement on the coast, but the severe winters made it impossible.
These fishing camps were only temporary. The first permanent settlers in New England began arriving in They wanted to live in peace with the Indians. They needed to trade with them for food. The settlers also knew that a battle would result in their own, quick defeat because they were so few in number.Early European Imperial Colonization of the New World The Spaniards departing thence, His adventures in the New World and the settlement of Jamestown.
Council of Castille, Requerimiento to be read to the Indians, (PDF) - Cortés, The king responded as las Casas hoped, issuing "New Laws" to moderate the treatment of the Indians, but they saw little enforcement in the New World.
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Treatment of Indians. The Spanish conducted slave-raiding expeditions along the east coast before the Naváez and de Soto expeditions to Florida, a practice that had become widespread throughout the Spanish new world since the Columbian voyages.
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