Processes of Colonialism: - What groups of Europeans arrived in the Americas first? - What was the first thing Columbus did when he got to what is now Carribbean Claimed and renamed the land. - What’s in a word? Columbus “discovered” the “New World”. Discovered land that is “uncivilized” in meanings of religion, style of living, technology, etc. It is a new world for the Europeans. - How is Columbus remembered today? Arrives in the Americas by mistake, was sailing for India. - He and other Europeans colonized for the Three G’s. God, Glory, and Gold Colony is a temporary settlement in order to extract resources, to help colonizers get rich. Glory is the rise of your own social status. Colonial competition between the Europeans. - Noble Indian is depicted from Christopher Columbus’ description of the Tiano. (child like) - Bloodthirsty Savage are aggressive, ruthless actions, kill, cannibalism.
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- Fall '12
- Colonialism, Americas