The natives had an advantage at the beginning of the

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The Natives had an advantage at the beginning of the war; they had superior tactical military techniques compared to the English. The Indians knew the lay of the land and would
camouflage themselves to blend in with the environment. The English recognized the Indians style and would later make adjustments so they can retaliate against the Natives.Part 2:Read the text and "Civilizing" Native Peoples: American policies to remake tribal worlds. What did Thomas Jefferson want to accomplish with the “civilization program”?How did the “civilization program” threaten the culture and way of life of Native Americans and do you believe the program was successful?Thomas Jefferson wanted to accomplish a few things with the “civilization program.” The first thing was to get the Indians to use land differently by placing treaties on the Natives. Next, he wanted to change the lifestyles of the natives by transforming them into farmers whowould allow the whites to come in and take their land. Last the program was set up to take hold of the Natives land by having them use credit for goods so they later would have debt and have to repay it with their property. The program threatened the culture and way of life of the Natives Americans by ordering complete removal of Indians from society instead of bringing them into the English way of life. The program was successful because it brought division between tribes, for example, the Shawnee Chief and Five Civilized Tribes embraced the program. Other tribes were not so
happy about the program, and that was a successful attempt for the whites and a victory, this weakened the Indians resistance to the overall plan.

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