HST 307 Final Exam Review

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HST 307 Final Exam Review Part I : 1. Reasons: Las Casas’ writings on the mistreatment of Indians i. Use of Aristotelian doctrine--- argued that the Indian was a fully rational being, able to govern himself and able to receive the gospel ii. How could Las Casas explain those that were considered beasts?: 1. Even the most barbaric of men were in fact men and therefore could be induced to live in a civilized society Major decline of Indian population raised a sense of concern Legislative Milestones: New Laws of 1542 o Best known for prohibiting Indian slave trade----did not end up being very successful as far as the treatment of Indians Hispanic attitudes . Indians to Africans: Africans assimilated better into European culture (they had less resistance, adopted capitalism); Indians did not want to be a part of European society. Africans were less expensive, healthy, and more productive (already immune to diseases) 2. (See back of question sheet) Part II : 1. Disease is referred to as the Spaniard’s “secret weapon” because epidemics
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