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Religion causes a lot of problems. It is the reason for many wars and more specificly the treatment of Native Americans when the Europeans came to the Americas.

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It's often more of an excuse than it is an actual reason. "Manifest destiny" was not solely about spreading a doctrine of God to the Native American people, it was about exploiting the resources their land had to offer.

Native Americans got screwed, no doubt about it. However, a great many of their deaths were caused by being exposed to viruses they had no resistance to.

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