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DBQ6 Native America

Part A:

Directions: The following question requires you to construct a coherent essay that integrates your interpretation of Documents A–H and your knowledge of the period referred to in the question. High scores will be earned only by essays that both cite key pieces of evidence from the documents and draw on outside knowledge of the period.

Question: To what extent did the interaction between European settlers and Native Americans shape and emerging American identity and the cultures of both groups in the period between 1607 and 1763?

Use the documents and your knowledge of the period between 1607 and 1763 in constructing your response.

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