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Olivia Mata Number 1 I am very fascinated, yet disturbed, by the Mexican American history that leads to where and what we are, as a culture, came from. I never understood why the majority of Mexicans or Mexican Americans are Catholic or Christians. For my Spanish 1311 class, I am currently doing project on Mexico, which will provide food, culture, music, etc. I asked my boyfriend, Uriel, for help with my project because he was born and raised in Tamaulipas, Mexico. He told me that 90% of citizens in Mexico are catholic. Then, a couple days later, I read “Another Spaniards View of the Conquest of Mexico”. These two readings helped me understand why mostly all Mexicans are Christians or “have some knowledge of God” (Bartolome de las Casas) In my opinion, I believe that what the Spaniards did was very inhuman. The Spaniards “took babies from their mothers’ breasts, grabbing them by the feet and beating their heads against rocks…they would hand Indians and burn them alive” (Bartolome de las Casas). They performed this huge massacre to have a whole country, which is Mexico,
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  • Spring '16
  • Lucian Silcox
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