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HIST 105Discussion week 6

HIST 105Discussion week 6 - considered cheating You may...

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HIST105 Discussion objectives for Week #7 (Oct. 8-14 th ). Reading assignment: American Indians Be prepared to discuss the following readings from this week, noted on the syllabus; although you should be prepared to discuss all of these works, be especially ready to discuss the Axtell article: James Merrell, “The Indians’ New World” (on e-reserve) Bickham, “Hendrick” (on e-reserve) James Axtell, “White Indians” (on e-reserve). Instructions: As you read the assignment, answer each of these questions in your own words. This will aid your participation in the class discussion. Your answers are due at the time of class discussion, and you will receive ten points for completing them. They will not be closely graded; it is more of an issue of completing the assignment. However, do not submit others’ answers as your own work, as that is
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Unformatted text preview: considered cheating. You may either handwrite or type your answers; include the questions above each of your answers. Be sure to keep a separate copy for your notes, as it will be helpful as you prepare for the exam, and the assignments you hand in will not be returned. 1. How was colonial America a new world for American Indians? 2. To what extent was Hendrick culturally “English”? 3. How did Hendrick use diplomacy to benefit the Mohawk? 4. What techniques did American Indian communities use to convert their captives to their cultures? 5. What was a “White Indian”? 6. What sorts of people were most likely to become and remain white Indians and why? 7. Why did not more American Indians convert to colonial European cultures?...
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  • Fall '07
  • Hatfield
  • Native Americans in the United States, White American, Hispanic and Latino Americans, Demographics of the United States

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