As the pioneers moved west, they built cabins, claimed land for farms, and hunted animals and birds. The Indians felt angry and afraid.
They believed the earth belonged to everyone and couldn’t be claimed by one person. They also believed in living simply and using resources carefully, only taking what they needed. The two groups were so different in their ways of living and thinking. They were bound to have conflict.
Questions and Answers
Question: Were the Indians and settlers ever friends?
Answer: Yes, the two groups sometimes did become friends.
Find out more about Indian and pioneer relations.
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