3- Interaction With Native Americans

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Interaction With Native Americans 1-17-08 I. Introduction: Before interaction with Europeans- 5.7 million Indians in North America; 20 million (including South America) a. Goals of Europeans: i. Spread Christianity ii. Trade iii. Conquer (dominate and take over the land) II. Spain- (St. Augustine): were looking for, but did not find gold a. Hernando de Soto - explored as far west as Oklahoma b. Francisco de Coronado - explored as far west as Kansas c. First established outposts along Florida and the Gulf Coast in order to protect gold shipments; later made it to California d. Franciscan Monks: exploited land; used extreme tactics to convert Indians (convert or die) III. France- 1608 (Quebec) a. Samuel de Champlain: discovered the Great Lakes b. Only concerned with trade; posts along the Great Lakes all the way to the Pacific Ocean c. Jesuit Priests: interested in learning about the Natives; what did they believe in? who did they pray to? (not forceful in their efforts to convert) d. Many French adopted Indian ways of dressing; married Indian
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course HY 120 taught by Professor Davis during the Spring '08 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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