Genocide blog entry - Genocide What is Genocide? About:...

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Genocide What is Genocide? About: This blog is concerning genocide, and all aspects surrounding the topic. What is considered genocide, as well as examples and analyses of genocides in the world. Post: By definition the word genocide is the deliberate and systematic destruction of an ethnical, cultural, or religious group by another. But during a time of war, or inquisition, would it be appropriate to use this term to describe the events. During the discovery of America, the invading civilization, namely the Spanish, attacked and targeted the native peoples, for the rights to the land. In some people’s eyes this would be called a war, but others may call this genocide of the Indian culture. During the colonization of America after its discovery by Columbus in 1492, the population of the Native Americans dropped very rapidly (1). This was mainly due to the fact that the invading Spanish colonists not only forced Native Americans off their lands, but they also proceeded to kill them in very
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 01:070:111 taught by Professor Scott during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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Genocide blog entry - Genocide What is Genocide? About:...

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