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Native Americans. The discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. «May flower» The relatiоns of Native Americans and first white Americans. Thanksgiving Day Сonclusion
Native Americans - the general folk name, inhabited America before its opening by Columbus. They came from Asia. Indian lived in small earth houses and grew their own food. Some Indians ate only grass, nuts and fruit. Other people were fisherman and lived in wooden houses. Most Native Americans were very peaceful. The famous tradition was smoking the pipe of peace. When they smoked this pipe together with people they didnt know, it meant friendship and peace.
Christopher Columbus discovered America in He decided to sail west as he was sure that our planet was round.And after sailing 6400 km, he reached some land. Columbus thought that it must be India, but it was not. It was America-Central America in fact. People began to speak about this land as «the New World»
The Mayflower was the ship that transported the English Dissenters, better known as the Pilgrims, from a site near the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth, England, to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620.There were 102 passengers and a crew of 25–30.
When English colonists came to the New World on board the «Mayflower» the Native Americans met them and were very friendly and helped them a lot.They wanted to live happily with nature, each other and with new comers.
In 1620 first colonists came to America and began new life there. In the autumn of 1621 the colonists had their first harvest.It was very good.They wanted to thank God for rich harvest. The colonists had a thanksgiving dinner for all the people, they invited Native Americans, too. For the whole 3 days they gave thanks for their happy Year in a new world.
Wild turkeys were on the table of this meal,and since then the turkey has become a symbol of Thanksgiving Day.
Many years ago Native American tribes lived in all parts of the USA, and hunted and fished wherever they choose.Now most of them live in poor lands to the west of Mississippi River. Many live on «reservations»