Unformatted text preview: mentioned many times and in this section of the book they use god to convince themselves that they are doing the right thing and in a way they are using god as that reassuring factor that what they are doing is right. The conquistadors game to the Americas and stripped the natives of their culture and there is no reason why the natives should not have revolted. Europeans were murdering members of their tribe and due to the encomienda they were also made to pay tribute to the local conquistadors. They took over land that was held by a society that did not have the technology to defend themselves. The revolt led by the natives showed the Europeans that they were not going to take them for everything that they had anymore....
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- Spring '10
- American Literature, Native Americans in the United States, Americas, Indigenous peoples of the Americas