[PDF] Download ☆ Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire : by Timothy J. Shannon - Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire, Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire On the eve of the Seven Years War in North America the British crown convened the Albany Congress an Anglo Iroquois treaty conference in response to a crisis that threatened imperial expansion Brit Disguise of Sons of Liberty Boston Tea Party Ships The disguise was mostly symbolic in nature they knew they would be recognized as non Indians The act of wearing Indian dress was to express to the world that the American colonists identified themselves as Americans and no longer considered themselves British subjects They were not dressed as Indians in the classic sense with Croatan McMillan s hypothesis, which was also supported by the historian Stephen Weeks, contends that the colonists migrated with the Indians toward the interior of North Carolina, and by had settled along the banks of the Lumber River It is suggested the present day The importance of wild turkeys for colonists at Jamestown Nov , Wild turkeys flourished around the Jamestown colony in and throughout most of th and th century Virginia, when wild game was a food staple for American Indians at European Contact NCpedia Jan , The introduction of European diseases to American Indians was an accident that no one expected Neither the colonists nor the Indians had a good understanding of why this affected the Native people so badly The great impact of disease on the Native population of America is an important part of the story of European exploration. Learn about the Creek Indians and their culture It was the colonists habit to call the various Indian tribes names based on where the Indians lived at the time Soon, there were too many colonists for the Creek Indians taste so the Indians moved to the west and spread out from what is now Alabama to the Oklahoma areas. The culture of Shawnee Indians The Shawnee Indians liked to move around a lot, mostly trying toavoid conflict with the colonists as well as marauding Indians from other tribes The Shawnee originally came from what is now known as Ohio However thanks to those colonists and opposing Indian tribes, the Shawnee could have been found as far away as New York. American Indians and Alcohol American Indians and Alcohol Fred Beauvais, Ph.D The high prevalence of alcohol use and its consequences among American Indians may be attributed to a number of factors, including the influence of the European colonists who first made large amounts of alcohol avail able to Indians, as well as current social and cultural factors. Wampanoag Wampanoag is probably derived from Wapanoos, first documented on Adriaen Block s map, which was the earliest European representation of the Wampanoag territory The word is a Lenape term for Easterners or literally People of the Dawn, and based on information provided by the people whom Block encountered in the lower Hudson Valley. In , John Smith correctly referred to the tribe Creek Indians New Georgia Encyclopedia Aug , The history of early Georgia is largely the history of the Creek Indians For most of Georgia s colonial period, Creeks outnumbered both European colonists and enslaved Africans and occupied land than these newcomers Not until the s did the Creeks become a minority population in Georgia They ceded the balance of their lands to North Carolina American Indian History Timeline NC Waxhaw Indians, decimated by smallpox, abandon their lands in present day Union County and join the Catawba The vacated lands are taken up by German, English, Scottish, and Welsh immigrants s Armed conflicts arise between the Cherokee and colonists, who continue to expand areas of settlement further into the western part of the colony.