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Unformatted text preview: entire life. It is amazing to me the history and culture these lands have witnessed and experienced before my time here. I guess if I was to put simply what I had learned through reading this passage, it would be that there was always someone here before. Therefore, the language of exploration and invasion had to be exercised for America to be the land that it is today. I found this sentence in the passage to be the most interesting: The Spaniards afterwards went ashore and both the Indian men and women and everybody felt very secure. I particularly liked this sentence because it showed that the Indian men and women were at peace upon first impressions, which I know is completely ironic of the events that will surely unfold before them. The ironic nature of this sentence made this sentence particularly interesting to me....
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- Fall '09