Chicano Studies 10A - Lecture 6 101806

Chicano Studies 10A - Lecture 6 101806 - Chicano Studies...

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Chicano Studies 10A (Lecture 6) 10/18/06 ANNOUNCEMENT: Monday’s quiz is going to be on 1 of the 3 articles from week 2. 1) The Origins of Conquest 60-80 million Indians were lost in North America by 1492 2.5 million To 320,000 by the 17 th century Most of the Indians with disease died before the Spanish arrived Indians weren’t purely passive victims willing to adapt to the conqueror’s culture What is conquest? How does it work? There is a military conquest and a cultural conquest Cultural conquest is changing everyday life to the conqueror’s way You have to change their loyalty to religion, culture, and had to set up a new set of cultural practice Some Indians welcomed the Spanish while others took arm at the Spanish Pueblo Indians initially welcomed the Spanish conquerors. However, they did not immediately adapt the religion and culture of the Spanish. (EX) They added Jesus Christ to their original Gods to worship Selective Adaptation : process of changes 1598 – Acoma Uprising
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2008 for the course CHICANO 10A taught by Professor Avila during the Fall '06 term at UCLA.

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Chicano Studies 10A - Lecture 6 101806 - Chicano Studies...

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