Well, the burning question here is - why didn't Europeans and Native Americans just get along, you know, like a big happy family? Well, let's dive right into this ocean of history, shall we? The Europeans, bless their adventurous hearts, were more into the 'conquer and rule' thing rather than the 'live and let live' philosophy. So, instead of sharing some popcorn and watching the sunset together, they decided it would be more fun to bring in diseases, land conflicts, and oh yes, the not-so-small matter of cultural differences. So, there you have it folks, a few reasons why the European settlers and Native Americans didn't end up being best buddies and painting each other's teepees!