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United States (American) History:
the study of the United States history from the advent
of the Native Americansto the present.
During the Renaissance and the
Age of Enlightenment the
Europeans rapidly sent explorers and colonizers to many parts
of the world. The early explorers like the Vikings were
seeking new homes during the
Middle Ages while
men like Columbus sought new trade routes across the Atlantic
to the Far East. In their quest they discovered
South America and
North America, where rich and vast continents were already
inhabited by Native Americans.
quickly decided to colonize the region an subdue or
eliminate, the natives.