European nations realize that they can employ the Native to their own needs, they enslaved them to extract resources and build infrastructure.

This contact between the Europeans and the Native Americans led to massive demographic and societal changes on both sides.


European Contact

1492


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After the discovery of the New World, European nations realize that they can employ the Native to their own needs. As such, Europeans colonized and enslaved local Natives, eventually reaching dominance over them.

This contact between the Europeans and the Native Americans led to massive demographic and societal changes on both sides.


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