Many people brought to North America as slaves, specifically those from North Africa, are Muslims.
“It has been estimated that somewhere between 10 and 30 percent of the slaves brought to America between 1711 and 1808 were Muslim” (African Religion in America).
The Yamasee War occurs in southern Carolina, which came close to exterminating white settlements in their region.
Jesuit explorer Pierre Francois Xavier de Charlevoix recorded effeminacy and widespread of same-sex relationships among the “Indian” tribes in what is now Louisiana.
A large Slave uprising happens near the Stono river in Charleston, Sc resulting in the death of 60 people
In the 1752 census, 147 “Indian” slaves — 87 females and 60 males — are listed as living in French households in what will later be called Illinois.
An Indian slave trader sends a letter to South Carolina Governor J. Glenn asking for permission to use one group of Indians to fight another: “We want no pay, only what we can take and plunder, and what slaves we take to be our own.”
The Seven Years’ War between the British and the French begins, with Native American alliances aiding the French.
The Scalp Act puts a bounty on the scalps of Indian men, women and boys.