To begin with, marriages between Europeans and Indians were formed to spread the Christianity religion, language, and become part of the European society. In 1514, under the approval of the Spanish governor, the Spanish began to marry Indians, creating diversity between the Indian culture and the Spanish culture. Additionally, after the arrival of the Spanish, the French also emulated the Spanish culture through marriage between Indian women and French traders and officials. Even though the Spanish focused on quickly converting the Indians to Christianity and the French focused on allowing the Indians to keep their tradit...
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... and slaves for the Africans. When the Europeans brought new languages, technologies, labor force, agriculture in the New World, it created a change in diversity among the Europeans, Native Americans, and Africans. With the increase of diversity among the three groups of people, we could visualize a North American continent with only a group of Native Americans who lacked languages, technologies, and livestock to becoming what was the beginning of the arrival of group of Europeans desiring to increase wealth through the acquiring of land and slaves plus the bringing of new languages and culture to the Indians. If we were to look back to the 16th century, we would have comprehended that without the arrival of Europeans to the New World, we would not be able to have new technologies such as machines and metal tools, literacy, or products such as sugar, fur, or wheat.
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