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... DESTINY INTRODUCTION When the first English colonists arrived in the New World, they confronted a continent that was both rich in resources and covered with millions of natives, whose culture and societal organization were completely alien to the Europeans. At first, the English and Native Americans were able to exist in a symbiotic relationship, but as the white population grew, relations between the natives and the settlers became increasingly strained. Whites continued to encroach on Indian lands, sparking conflicts that eventually forced the Native Americans further and further from centers of white civilization. By the time of the American Revolution, most of the Native Americans in New England ...