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Unformatted text preview: and therefore reducing them to slavery or serfdom was in accordance with
Catholic theology and natural law.
- no end to Spanish wars of conquest in the New World, and Sepúlveda did not see the New Laws'
restricting the power of the encomienda system overturned.
cemented Las Casas's position as the lead defender of the Indians in the Spanish Empire and further
weakened the encomienda system, but did not alter treatment of Indians
Trail of Tears The Cherokee Indians were forced to leave their lands. They traveled from North Carolina and Georgia
through Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas-
more than 800 miles -
to the Indian
Territory. More than 4,000 Cherokees died of cold, disease, and lack of food during the 116-
1. adopted "white" customs including dress, some were wealthy farm owners and cattle ranchers
2. had their own language and newspaper;7 established its own constitution
3. fought for sovereignty and won under Supreme Court ruling
Diego de Landa
city in Bolivia
Spanish colonial mining = New World Spanish Empire
once called cerro rico (rich mountain of silver ore)
extensive mining diminished the actual height and many Indians died
old Quechua word in thunder, burst, explode said no to Incas and it was for someone else
- fed the development of Europe “latin america was a european business”
early in history, some of the worlds demographic were not in contact with each others therefore did not
develop an immune response
the constant influx of humans tended to burn out after their first run through a population
diseases pathogens became chronic infections in the “reservoir” of animals in order to survive and waited for
new hosts genocide
Summer Institute of Linguistics
misses those who immigrated
census techniques Latin America
leagices of counting
ex resettlements, legally assigned cultural traits, epidemics, conquer and divide methods, confederated
● How have symbols of Indigenous identity as represented
through a body image served as a political strategy? o A channel of communication Media attention Pro-
What are some of the contradictions/disadvantages? o Western constructions of Native identity o Ecologically Noble Savage
o Tradition: perceived as an “unchanging core o...
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