Native American Culture

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Native American Culture is a culture of respect to their ancestors, and to their gods such as the moon, sun, and animals. Believing in reincarnations, they give sacrifice of animals and dance around fire to be in their gods favor; for when they die they will return in some form of animal or human. Reasons for the expansion of Europe into the west were 1). They were in search of riches ex. Gold, oil, tobacco, land, crops est., they figured if they can find these resources they can trade them and make lots of money. 2) They wanted to conquer other lands with people in it, so that they can control them; meaning using them as slaves. As slaves you can sale them for profit, work them in your house hold to do your chores, and work them in your land to grow cash crops so you can sell them. Mercantilism is when Countries wanted to use colonies to get raw materials and then sell finished goods back to them. Also the glorious revolution was the overthrow of King James II of England in 1688 by a union of Parliamentarians with the army led by William III of Orange-Nassau who then, ascended the English throne as William III of England. The cause was that the king was a catholic and the Tories and Whigs did not like that and another cause was the kings’ ties with France. The move from African to African American for families was a tough one, family lost members through selling of a slave, some family members died from torture and some died from trying to escape. And the impact of the stamp act was substantial. First of, the act required the use of stamped paper for legal documents, diplomas, calendars, and newspapers. It was something that was both good and bad, and the good thing was that, because the stamp required that you had to pay taxes on these documents you purchased. But some people, such as James Otis did not agree with this stamp act; which lead to riots and oppositions in court. The Native American actions the Patriots feared were the alliance with the British....
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