Prompt 1. Write an essay that comprehensively explains the major features of European/Indian conflicts between the 1490s and the 1700s. To do that, you should explain: 1) what were the major patterns of Native American life in North America before Europeans arrived? 2) how did Indian and European ideas of freedom differ on the eve of contact? 2) what happened when people’s of the Americas came in contact with Europeans? 4) conclude your essay by explaining what events like King Philip’s War (1675-1676), Bacon’s Rebellion (1676), and Pontiac’s Rebellion (1763) may suggest about “conflicts over the meaning and boundaries of freedom in this era of American history. Be sure to use specific examples from chapters 1-4 in the textbook, from the Weekly Module pages, and relevant videos to support your essay.
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