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date: 06 August 2020

Indian Wars. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Robert M. UtleyRobert M. Utley

Warfare between whites and Indians began when the first colonists set foot in the New World. Whites posed a threat to Indian lands and way of life. For four centuries the struggle kept pace with the westward movement of whites. Often tribes met the invasion with aggressions against settlers and travelers. When hostilities escalated, both sides often resorted to full-scale war using organized military forces.... ...

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