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4b cultural interactions


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SOL USI.4b updated for 2008

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4b cultural interactions

  1. 1. Cultural Interactions Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
  2. 2. <ul><li>The interactions between American Indians and Europeans sometimes led to cooperation and other times resulted in conflict. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>How did the American Indians and Europeans interact with each other? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Spanish conquered and enslaved the Native Americans. </li></ul><ul><li>They brought Christianity to the New World. </li></ul><ul><li>They also brought European diseases. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The French established trading posts. </li></ul><ul><li>They also spread the Christian religion. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The English established settlements and claimed ownership of land. </li></ul><ul><li>They learned farming techniques from American Indians. </li></ul><ul><li>They also traded with the American Indians. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The American Indians taught farming techniques to European settlers. </li></ul><ul><li>They believed that land was to be shared or used, but not owned. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The American Indians and European explorers did get along in a few ways: </li></ul><ul><li>Europeans brought weapons and metal farm tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Crops </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>But they also had conflicts over many things. </li></ul><ul><li>Land </li></ul><ul><li>Competition for trade </li></ul><ul><li>Differences in cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Language differences </li></ul>