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The pioneers of the New World had been living in their lands primitively but peacefully with not much need of anything else except for food and shelter. With the coming of the colonizers, many lands and people were conquered; and the Indians, who were the pioneers, were characterized as savages who ought to be captured and tamed. Initially, in the eyes of the pioneers, the colonizers were civilized white men who came to help. Education and religion, coupled with the noble purpose of bringing enlightenment to those who need it, had indeed been effective tools towards progress as it transforms the ...