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DBQ4 Native America

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: “From 1607 to 1763, Indian/white relations in colonial America shifted from mutual dependency and cooperation towards conflict and tension.” Using the documents and your knowledge of the period, assess the validity of this statement with regard to diplomacy, religion, and commerce.

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

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