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Video: The Natives and the Spaniards

A history lesson: John Green talks about relations between the early European colonists and the native people they encountered in the New World. In short, these relations were poor. As soon as they arrived, the Spanish, and later the English. were in conflict with the native people. This pattern would continue in US history, with settlers pushing into native lands and forcing the inhabitants to be enslaved or fight.

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