For Native Americans, the world after 1492 was forever changed; this date marked the beginning of the long road of persecution and genocide. On October 12, 1942 Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas (Delema). It is believed by many Native Americans that upon Columbus’s first landing in the Americas, was the beginning of what is now known as the American Holocaust. Columbus himself brought men in search of gold. They took the inhabitants and made them into slaves. In some accounts, the Natives were murdered, tortured and deprived of necessities. Following Columbus were the English who started to journey to America from Europe (Immigration). These Europeans viewed the land as their own and upon arrival took the land from the natives. The indigenous populations were overtaken by the vast onslaught of settlers...
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