With the Anasazi and Mississippians starting off in the four corners of earth (Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado) they “managed to engage in far reaching networks of trade and communication”. In 1200 B.C, the Mississippian tribes became known for building mounds which was for ceremonial plazas and a burial for chiefs and priest. Building sites like Cahokia (the largest Mississippian site) which consisted of 120 mounds played a role in this. In order for the people in the tribe to maintain order; chiefdom was introduced (the highest person in authority, position, or rank who obtai...
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...Changing the way of their lifestyles and teachings some Indians became persuaded to practice the Christian faith. Being banished from Massachusetts for his beliefs, Roger Williams spoke up for the Indians land, religion, and the individuals themselves. He believed and stressed the fact that people should practice what they want and not my force. To Williams religion was an act of freedom and not choice.
Indians believed that land was given to them from their ancestors so that they may live upon it and take care of it. They managed to practice their beliefs and traditions peacefully until colonization came into existence. Bringing up leaders with the mindset of colonizing any land they could, resulting in constant tension between leaders, colonists, and neighboring villages. Things like Tobacco, Weapons, and Indians were some of the items linked with constant wars.
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