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Unformatted text preview: wives were more likely to suffer a worse fate at large disease filled hospitals. The ability to easily manipulate “lower” minds through western medicine proved that knowledge is power and that power is easily abused. Colonizers quickly became the leaders of the free world by using their intelligence and medicine to implant settlements into new nations. African and Native American races were used for all their resources, leaving them with nothing, but ravage land and dying people. Colonized women were subjected to some of the worst torture, because they fueled the slave industry by giving birth to future generations of slaves along with having to preform the same labor intensive work as men. Western medicine also told these wo-men that the way they had been having children for years was wrong, and they did not have the power to choose what was best....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course WMS 50 taught by Professor Gopinath during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08