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Group Project


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Group Project

  1. 1. What was the impact on Native Americans and Europeans from contact with each other?
  2. 2. Columbian Exchange                                                                                                                                        Infectious Diseases Bubonic plaque Cholera Influenza malaria Domesticated Plants Bananas Barley Beans Black pepper Domesticated Animals Camel Cattle donkey Infectious Diseases Chagas’ Diseases Syphilis Yaws Yellow Fever Domesticated Plants Avocado beans Cashew chia Domesticated animals Fowl Guinea pig raccoon
  3. 3. Native Americans <ul><li>Since Native Americans had little to no immunity to European diseases. When the Europeans “Discovered Plymouth” they spread there diseases. Such as syphilis, smallpox, measles, mumps, and bubonic plague. The natives could not live with these diseases because they had no previous exposure to them. Which brought on a new epidemic for the native Americans. The diseases killed a large amount of Native Americans from the 16 th to the 19 th centuries. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Disease and War <ul><li>The native population throughout the Northeast had been significantly reduced by pandemics of smallpox, spotted fever and measles brought in by fishermen starting in about 1618--two years before the first colony at Plymouth, Massachusetts had been settled. Shifting alliances between different Algonkian peoples and the Haudensoaunee (Iroquois), represented by leaders such as Massasoit, Sassacus, Uncas, and Ninigret, and the colonial polities of Massachusetts Bay Colony, Plymouth Colony, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, negotiated a troubled peace for several decades. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Conversion to Christianity <ul><li>The Eureopeans were puritans which is basically christian. The europeans forced there religion on the Native Americans. If they did not follow christian laws they were killed or thrown in jail. By the 1650s, many Indians converted and moved to &quot;praying towns”. </li></ul><ul><li>So the europeans impacted native americans religion. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Un-Fair Trade The Europeans were giving more goods and more money than necessary for the food they would receive. The Europeans got angry with the Native Americans for over pricing there food. Which in turn started the war among the two groups.
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Europeans impacted the Native Americans in many ways. Such as they spread diseases which killed more than ¾ of the Native American people. </li></ul><ul><li>The Natives caused alliances to form which caused the troubled treaty between the polities of Massachusetts Bay Colony, Plymouth Colony, Rhode Island, and Connecticut which lasted several decades. </li></ul>Impact
  8. 8. <ul><li>The Native Americans religion was impacted also. They were forced to become Christian. They had to follow all beliefs and laws of the puritans. </li></ul><ul><li>The Europeans money and goods were also impacted because of the over-priced native American food. </li></ul><ul><li>Since the Native Americans were selling food for more than necessary the Europeans started a war between to two groups. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The <ul><li>End </li></ul>