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    ... ...mes hungry. One thing that stands out in De Vacas narratives is that he lived in the same manner as the people he found during his explorations. If they ate a certain food or stayed hungry, he emulated their practice and mannerism. Indeed, he says that with the Arbadaos, he is naked, sunburned and often cut and bloodied by thorns. He says that in this state, he takes solace in the sufferings of Christ. Throughout his expedition, De Vaca embodies humility and appreciates the people that he

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    system for these diseases and many of them died as a result. In A Journey Through Texas many Native Americans became sick while travelling with Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca. According to Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca the Native Americans did not know how to deal with the disease. The epidemic in the camp was so bad that Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca writes, “All over the country, where it was known, they became so afraid that it seemed as if the mere sight of us would kill them.” It seems as if the Native

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    From the earliest stages of exploration of the new world, Indians and Europeans have always had a misconstrued and preconceived impression of the each other. Thus, sowing the seeds of failure not only the Englishmen but the Native Americans as well, but these notions come with experience. However, in the beginning the Native Americans were hospitable and curious of the settlers. The founding of the new world and the very first exploration of this new world, left a premonition of what was to come

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    Submergence and Exclusion of Native Americans by the Spaniards and the Puritans I have chosen to compare the Native Americans to both the Spaniards and the Puritans. I will do so on three levels: culture, religion, and literature. I will show how both the Spaniards and the Puritans wanted to impose their traditions upon the Native American; however, the Spaniards did so by merging with the Indians and the Puritans did so by oppressing the Indian. To begin the comparison, I will explore

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    admiration.” This quote shows just how much the Natives didn’t really know about the sciences of the world like the Europeans did, but they were fascinated by it and wanted to learn. Another example is in The Narrative Of his journey, by Alvar Núñez Cabeza De Vaca, when he recalls that he helped the Native Americans “to understand by signs that our boat had sunk and three of our number had been drowned... The Indians, at site of what had befallen us, and our state of suffering and melancholy destitution

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    ” (De las Casas, “The Devastation of the Indes”) shows that the spanish have just brute force to lay on the natives to achieve their goal for their empire. Since the Spanish viewed the natives as “pagans, undisciplined and haughty” (De Sistiaga, “An Account”) as well as “ barbarians, given to idleness, lazy, indolent. [Who] are very gluttonous and ravenous and eat meat almost raw, roasted and dripping with blood.” (Fray de Solis, “Diary”). The Spanish solidly thought

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    During this time European explorers were said to live by live by the three “G’s.” The three “G’s” stood for God, Glory, and Gold. The most important one to these explorers was glory, but they would state that God was the most important. These explorers saw American to be a pure unsettled land, and this enticed their appetite for glory. They believed that if they could make their mark in the new land then it would skyrocket their state in society. Therefore, different high ranking officials and even

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    Conquistadors went to all sorts of different places such as Mexico, Cuba, and Peru, and conquered many civilizations such as Aztecs and Incas.Some of the more famous Conquistadors were Francisco Pizarro, Hernando Cortez, Francisco de Orellana, Deigo de Almagro, and Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca. With the idea of getting rich and spreading the Spanish culture throughout the world, Francisco Pizarro went to explore Peru. When Francisco Pizarro set out on his quest, he arrived in Peru in 1532. Upon his arrival, Pizarro

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    I decided to visit the Lake Jackson Historical Museum for my fine arts essay. I have never been to a historical museum of a city before. This was a first for me so I did not know what to expect from going there. Once I got there I thought it was a bit small but had a lot inside of it. I did learn quite a bit and found several interesting facts about the city. I learned several things about the Karnakawa Indians, the Jackson Plantation and the foundation of the city of Lake Jackson. For starters,

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    La Comisión Nacional para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indígena (2009) clasifica la organización social como sigue: La familia, como para la mayoría de los mexicanos, representa la base de la sociedad, está constituida principalmente por la madre el padre y los hijos. Se acostumbra que los recién casados vivan con los padres de la mujer hasta que tengan los medios suficientes para tener una vivienda propia y el acceso a tierras de cultivo que faciliten su subsistencia. Cada ranchería pertenece a

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