How were the Native Americans involved in conflicts between the Europeans?

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The Native Americans were involved in conflicts between the Europeans. The Native Americans had developed relationships with some of the European powers. For example, many Native American tribes in North America, east of the Mississippi River, had developed a close relationship with the French. They did a lot of trading...

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The Native Americans were involved in conflicts between the Europeans. The Native Americans had developed relationships with some of the European powers. For example, many Native American tribes in North America, east of the Mississippi River, had developed a close relationship with the French. They did a lot of trading with the French. They also married the French, and the French converted some of the tribal members to Christianity. Thus, when a war broke out between Great Britain and France in 1756, most of the Native Americans sided with the French.

In the French and Indian War from 1756-1763, most Native American tribes fought on the side of France. Most Native American tribes didn’t trust Great Britain. They felt the British were going to take their lands away from them. They also worried the British might impact their trade with the French. Many of these Native American tribes didn’t have a personal connection to the British like they did with the French.

Thus, because of the relationships and the friendships that were established, the Native Americans were involved in some of the conflicts between the European powers. In most cases, the conflicts dealt with control of land and resources. The Native Americans tended to side with whatever European power with whom they seemed more comfortable.

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