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Unformatted text preview: nization. While there had been small European, Asian, African, and Polynesian expeditions to the Americas prior to 1492, the Western Hemisphere had existed in relative isolation from the rest of the world. While vigorous trade had been taking place between peoples in the continents of Europe, Asia, and Africa, the American continents evolved independently. We refer to the peoples who lived in the Americas as “Native Americans” because they are the original inhabitants of the Americas. Many older history books speak of the “Old World” and its “discovery” of the “New World.” More current historians say that these terms have a European perspective that frequently disregards the Native American view, and Native Americans vehemently 9 Crossroads: Music of American Cultures (Barkley) Kendall Hunt Publishers, 2013 opp...
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