American History Channel Documentary – War with American Indians – United States Of America

American History Channel Documentary – War with American Indians – United States Of America

American History Channel Documentary – War with American Indians – United States Of America

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american history – War with American Indians – american indians

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Effects on indigenous populations

On the 2010 census 0.9 percent of the U.S. population identified themselves as being Native American (or Alaskan Native). No conclusive evidence exists to determine how many native people lived in North America before the arrival of Columbus.

As the direct result of infectious diseases, wars between tribes, wars with Europeans, migration to Canada and Mexico, declining birth rates, and of assimilation, the numbers of Native Americans dropped to below one million in the 19th century. Scholars believe that the overwhelming main causes were new infectious diseases carried by European explorers and traders. Native Americans had no acquired immunity to such diseases, which had been chronic in Eurasian populations for over five centuries.For instance, some estimates indicate case fatality rates of 80–90% in Native American populations during smallpox epidemics.

The U.S. Bureau of the Census (1894) provided an estimate of deaths:

The Indian wars under the government of the United States have been more than 40 in number. They have cost the lives of about 19,000 white men, women and children, including those killed in individual combats, and the lives of about 30,000 Indians. The actual number of killed and wounded Indians must be very much higher than the given… Fifty percent additional would be a safe estimate…”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Indian_Wars

American History Channel Documentary – War with American Indians – United States Of America