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Map 1: Colonial Era Map 2: Westward Migration
1. Thinking about white settlers only, what pattern did you find in the two maps you drew? What
happened to American Indians? What happened to slaves? Was their migration forced or voluntary? I found that the non-British white settlers overlapped a couple of the areas on the map and overall didn’t really take up as much land compared to the British colonists. I also found that most of the white settlers often went along the same trails or made a trail of their own along a previous trail. The colonists moved voluntarily due to the promises of land and resources in the West. On the other hand, the American Indians were forced to migrate westward to a small unwanted territory as the colonists took their land. Lastly, most slaves were also forcibly taken

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