De Las Casas Key

De Las Casas Key - De Las Casas Key X+ (10 pts) Cover all...

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De Las Casas Key X+ (10 pts) Cover all the main arguments with citations X (7pts) omits or repeats an argument or lacks citations X- (5pts) omits or repeats an argument and lacks citations CORTES 1. Montezuma wasn’t the indigenous ruler; he ruled by conquest so why was his rule more legitimate than mine? 2. We had local backing. Other Indian tribes allied themselves with us to overthrow Montezuma, whom they hated. 3. We brought the Americas into relationship with the rest of the rational world. 4. We needed to stop their idolatry, human sacrifices and freak shows DE CASTILLO 1. We brought Christianity to the New World 2. We benefitted the Americas with hospitals, universities, printing presses, et. al. 3. We risked our lives to benefit and enrich Spain. Many of us died and we should be honored for our efforts SEPULVEDA 1. Aristotle teaches that according to Natural Law, some are naturally superior and others, like the Indians, are naturally inferior and more fit to play the servile role. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2011 for the course ENGLISH 0951 taught by Professor H.addison during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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