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Hernando De Soto: The Choctaw Indians

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For many years’ native people of the North America lived in peaceful in their homelands. However, one day the lives of the Native Americans would come to an upsetting stop. In June of 1540, Hernando De Soto, a Spanish explorer to led the first European expedition deep into the United States mainland in search of god, glory and gold. Hernando set to out to conquer the empire and to capture the Aztecs, .On his next journey out as govern, he encountered the native’s people. From that day forward, natives would adapt to the settlers ways and even involved themselves in wars. During the great push westward, five advance tribes stood apart, in the land of the Louisiana Purchase. These five tribes ordered to leave their home and relocate…show more content…
The Choctaw divided themselves into smaller groups with leaders. There people wore: men wore a belt and breechclout, women wore short skirts made from deerskin. Both sex wore nice handmade jewelry, brightly colored ornaments and feathers in their hair. The Choctaw people lived in the lands of Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Florida where they raised great hunter and warriors. Their homes were rectangular; made of plaster and rivercane for the walls, and the roof was made of bark or thatched. They had a culture where the women worked hard at teaching, and keeping the house…show more content…
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