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Professor DThe History of the United States I09/03/2020Giovanni da Verrazano, Encountering the Indians Giovanni da Verrazano believed that the Indians did not believe in any sort of religion. The Indians did not have any laws and as said they lived freely. He thought they were criticizing rather than complementing them because the natives imitated what they saw Christians do. He thought the Indians mocked their worship and thought of it as a criticism also Verrazano stated due to the lack of common language, they were really unable to find out how much religious faith the Indians had (Forner).Verrazano also thought through his experiences that these people were quite different from others because previous encounters people have been courteous in manner and the Indians were so barbaric so he could not communicate. And also likened to the Orientals by saying that they were not that strong but were agile and swift and sharp and cunning (Forner). And Verrazano writes about the Indians living in total freedom is because what they wear what they

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