How was the world created? According to genesis, the word said something and it appeared. Word and thought, then e pluribus enum (out of many one). How things were in America before Columbus, The culuture and population was already multicultural, somany tribes and dialects before the discovery. The religion was pantheism (believed in mother nature, nature of god). Not about anything else. They had religious beliefs, how did they live? The Iroquois, the hurons, they fought, they traveled and lived in peace (all of the above). Some were peaceful some were fighting. Giovanni de verazzano discovered new York harbor, according to him, the Indians and native americans received the white men (explorers) as being nice (pg 22, with the greatest delight). Only one author who actually thinks of them as very kind and welcome. According to Giovanni de verazzano, whatwas one of the native americans noble deeds of friendship (the natives just saved one of the sailors). Justaccording to gio verazano, the native americans( pg 30, no religion or no laws). Cortez conquered them. Champlaign, second important explorer who describes the natives as savages. He founded Quebec in Canada. Champlaign and black robe, in the movie black robe, the Indians perceived God as a clock.