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Unformatted text preview: to increase the population. They participated in many events that brought them together. For instance, they would have celebrations consisting of bon fires, drum beating, and dancing. Rituals connected all of the Indian members to earth. It was difficult for Indians to assimilate with the whites because they were very different. They had different customs, clothing, language and cultures. Additionally, whites struggled to communicate with the Indians. Therefore, the whites greatly disliked them. Because of this, Indians were treated poorly and were sometimes used as slaves. Whites were also mad that the Indians lived on their land. Due to this, many wars erupted between the two cultures....
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