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Unformatted text preview: missionaries on the duty to convert as many people in other lands as they could to Catholicism. This was not really a huge factor in the Americas because religious freedom a protected right for the citizens under the bill of rights. This led to minimal conversions. Also most people in Americas had fled from Europe to escape religious persecution. In Asia on the other hand, many people were forced to change religions, such as in India and China. Because of the white mans burden ideology in Europe they felt that it was their responsibility to change the Asians, and since most of Asia was still controlled by Europe a sense of superiority was promising in the conversion of many Asians to Christianity. This was different impacts in both places, where we see in Asia many converts who view the superiority of the Europeans and in Americas where equality was preached....
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- Fall '08