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  • English And King Philip
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    King Philip's War was a disturbing war fought in America in 1675, almost certainly as a result of the early contact between the English Colonists and the Native Americans. The Natives were, and had always been fighting for their freedom and land, as well as their culture unharmed. Though the Natives had their own religious beliefs, the Colonists felt that they were the greater man, and that God would play a part by remaining on their side. The Natives did not trust the English with their multipl...
  • English And The Natives
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    How Ceremonies Of Possession Presaged The Spaniard, English And French Colonies HOW CEREMONIES OF POSSESSION PRESAGED THE SPANIARD, ENGLISH AND FRENCH COLONIES The ceremonies of possession associated with the different colonies were very apparent in how they treated resided and co-habituated the land with the natives. They all treated the natives in their own distinct way. They all had different economics strategies they engaged in some being in regards to the mother countries, but most were in ...
  • Respect And Admiration Of The English
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    The Maori of New Zealand The Maori people, the natives of New Zealand, have played a strong part in the development and success of the small island nation. Their ferocity and determination won the respect of the colonizing English, and to this day the yare esteemed members of the society. They hold positions in their government and are in control of their own destinies. Their greetings and posture when having their picture taken for the outside world is a part of culture that I would like to dis...
  • Dealings Between English And The Native Americans
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    Upon the European's discovery and colonization of the Americas an irreversible transformation was triggered. The extreme differences in the cultures of the Europeans and Native Americans would prove to be fatal to the way of life that existed before European colonization. It appears that the majority of the actions of the Native Americans towards the new European colonists were in peace and acceptance. Unfortunately the colonists dreams conflicted with the views of the Native Americans. The 'fre...
  • Great Help To The English Settlers
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    Squanto Squanto is a Native American who lived in the early seventeenth century in what is now the Northeast United States. When the English came to this area of America to settle, they became very fond of Squanto and used him as a translator due to his unique knowledge of the English language acquired through an earlier voyage to Europe. Squanto helped the Pilgrims adapt to their new surroundings by providing them with the knowledge that he and his ancestors used to survive when they first sett...
  • Native And English Languages
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    The divergence of local culture is apt to occur. With this enculturation a new language or dialect of language often is born. This paper will discuss the factors which cause language to change. It will focus on the development of "New-Englishes". What are "New-Englishes"? They develop from areas, which have been in contact with an English-speaking colony the process involves five main steps Foundation, Exo normative Stabilization, Nativization, Endo normative Stabilization, and finally different...
  • Philip's War
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    King Philip's Working Philip's War, 1675-76, the most devastating war between the colonists and the Native Americans in New England. The war is named for King Philip, the son of Massasoit and chief of the Wampanoag. His Wampanoag name was Metacom, Metacom et, or Po metacom. Upon the death (1662) of his brother, Alexander (Wamsutta), whom the Native Americans suspected the English of murdering, Philip became sachem and maintained peace with the colonists for a number of years. Hostility eventuall...
  • Colonists Dependent On The Knowledge The Natives
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    Many times throughout history, specific events occur that explain why the existence of Native Americans are necessary for the Spanish and English colonists to survive. The Native Americans were like parents to the Spanish and English colonists. As a newborn baby is introduced to the new world, alike, the Spanish and English were introduced to a New World in which the Natives were already a part of. Their inhabitancy of the land dates back to many thousands of years ago where they inhabited all r...
  • English And The French The Natives
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    Interactions between the Natives, and the French and British The two documents, The Jesuit Relations, and Instructions for the Virginia Colony share commonalities in their approaches in enforcing Christianity on the Native people. Both French and English believe in exposing and converting the natives to Christians in order to make it easier for the countries to take over the land. The English announce to the natives in their document, ... make yourselves all of one mind, for the good of your cou...
  • Great For The Indians And The English
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    As the Europeans integrated into North America, they also invaded the Native American's territory. In doing this, some Europeans were arrogant and pompous, but others became friendly with them. Both the French and the British had interactions with the Native Americans. These included trading, being allies, and even going as far as intermarrying. At first, both societies got along with the Natives. It was not until the English started to move west and take the land for themselves that it became a...
  • Natives Their Own Territory
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    The primary factors that caused friction between English colonists and Native Americans was the struggle over land and its resources. The English believed that their own civilization was greatly superior to that of the natives. The natives were mostly settled farmers whose villages were surrounded by fields in which they grew a variety of crops. These farmlands took up large amounts of land in supporting their population. As the English population increased so did their need for land and food. T...
  • Exploration Of The New World
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    Although the exploration of the new world had many gains and benefits, it also had it's many problems. The English people had many reasons to explore, such as trading, over population, and just the need for explorers to explore. Without the finding of the new world we would obviously not be here today, and would all be speaking a different language today if it weren't for it. Along with that comes the horrors of slavery and war that occurred because of this exploration. You can argue either way ...
  • Extreme Examples To Yens Care The English
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    Dear Editor, I am writing to comment on the article! yen The Mother Tongue! | by Bill Bryson. In his article Bryson suggested that English has a flexibility that sets it apart from other languages and it is the most concise language. These make English is fast becoming world language. As a non English native speaker, who is also not so familiar with other languages that he has mentioned in the article, I am quite convinced by the examples that he gave. It is also very true that English is a comm...

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