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After viewing the pictures that were supposed to be representations of Native American society, I got the feeling that they had hardworking traits such as building canoes, farming, or keeping their settlement in tact. However, there is also a picture showing the brutality of the Native Americans on the battlefield. They cut off the arms and legs of their enemies and they would also cut off the scalps and collect them. In my opinion, if Europeans were to see such acts of brutality displayed by the Natives, that they would view them as mere barbarians that have no place in their society. Europeans might’ve also seen the Indians as weak because they were not nearly as technologically advanced as their own societies. Europeans had way better technology than the Spaniards at the time such as weapons, supplies, and a larger population. However, their settlements were very similar because they both focused a lot on farming and community structures for the better of their society. In the story, the Spaniards took everything that they thought
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course HIST 152 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '07 term at ASU.

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