There was a great, big, bloody war. The Indian Wars were conflicts between European colonists and, later, American settlers or the United States government, and the Native peoples of North America. Most times, wars were fought for competition for resources and land as Europeans. Raiding also took place as a result of wars between European and the French. The raiding caused wars or little fights between groups and eventually turned into a war. In 1754 the beginning of the Indian War between France and Great Britain. Indian tribes were involved on both sides. The Colonists affected the lives of the Native Americans by trading, causing wars, and made them sign unfair treaties.