Cultural Conflicts, Contests, and Confluences
The European invasion of America produced a collision of worldviews. Indians and Europeans endeavored to deal with each other across gulfs of misunderstanding, and Europeans sought to achieve cultural and religious dominance, as well as military, political, and economic control in their “new world.” Missionaries, teachers, and others labored to convert American Indians into “civilized” Christians, but conversion proved to be not a simple task.
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