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How did George Washington get along with Native Americans? #AskMountVernon

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To answer this question, we turn to our Digital Historian at Mount Vernon, Jim Ambuske.

How did the relations between Native Americans and settlers change between the Contact Period and the beginnings of the United States as it declared its independence from Britain? – Well, the change was not necessarily for the better.

Learn about the policies George Washington and America's early government created surrounding Native Americans and their land: https://www.mountvernon.org/library/digitalhistory/digital-encyclopedia…

Learn more about George Washington’s relationship with Native Americans here: https://www.mountvernon.org/george-washington/native-americans/

Check out Colin G. Calloway’s book here: https://shops.mountvernon.org/products/indian-world-of-g-washington

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