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Clarissa Day-CommockCritical Thinking Short EssayNative American HistoryJanuary 19, 2019How did European trade goods affect Native Americans’ lives? Was the acquisition of these tradegoods worth Native Americans’ changing their lifestyles?
they obtained from the Europeans wasn’t worth it if you are looking at how the Natives changed their traditions. They went from hunting with bow and arrows to using guns and gun powder. Another thing that had an impact on the Indians is the use of alcohol that the settlers introduced to the Indians which caused the Indians to make bad decisions and impact their culture. In the end, the Natives wanted to have quality items, weapons, and power which led them to sacrifice their history and culture.What goods or devices in modern society have we adopted that have made our lives more comfortable, but have also caused harm to ourselves or our environment?When I think of what goods or devices in modern society that we have adopted to make our lives easier but also causes harm to us I would say technology. I am sure many people will