At some point, interaction began between the Indians and Europeans who were coming in to your area. At times, these relationships were peaceful, and the Indians and Europeans depended on each other for trade and commerce. However, at other times and other places, this interaction resulted in bloody and violent conflicts.
Determine the date (or an approximate date) when Indian-European interaction began in your area.
Determine if the relationship between the Indians and Europeans was peaceful or violent. How did contact impact the Indians?
How did the relationship between the Indians and Europeans change over time?
When you have completed your historical detective work, proceed to Step 9.