Influence Of Native American Settlers

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The building of railroads and towns were built on lands considered holy by the Natives Americans. Farming interfered with the buffalo herds. The buffalo was of great so importance to these tribes. These factors led to an overall hatred of the American settlers. The settlers came in with the belief that they were settling a "new land," and failed to recognize or accept the Native Americans rights to their land, culture, and way of life. The white man believed that the Native Americans were not a part of the larger American society. The settlers viewed it as their right to settle on the land and push forward with development. The white man put a demand on the Federal government to push the Native Americans aside to make room for progress

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