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    Columbus the West Indies were given this name through his mistaken belief that he had reached the Indies, and he himself wrote of them as Las Yndias Ocidentales, referred to as the accidental Indies. After the mistake was realized they were later called them West Indies to distinguish them from the East Indies and at the time in the sixteenth century they were known as the Little Indies, while the East Indies were called the Great Indies. The native inhabitants of the West Indies and America were

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    Brief Introduction This case is a good example of mistrust, the reason why one group of people has come to not trust another group of people. While being a native of Virgin Gorda Island and working for the West Indies Yacht Club Resort, many natives see expatriate workers come and go. Some of the workers are managers, yet most of them are just temporary workers during the high peak seasons like late December through early July. During the times of working together the employees would become friends

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    Christopher Columbus' Motivations to Sail West for the Indies Christopher Columbus lived in an age of Moslem expansion in the east. With the fall of Constantinople in 1453, direct land routes to the Indies were closed to European merchants and traders, thus creating the need to find a sea route to the Indies. Portugal had spent years sailing the coast of Africa to reach the Indies, but Columbus thought he had a better way: sailing west. With the defeat of the Moors in 1492 Queen Isabella

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    The Devastation of the Indies and Movie The Mission The Mission and Bartolome De Las Casas' book, The Devestation of the Indies Although The Mission and Bartolomé De Las Casas' book, The Devastation of the Indies portray events that took place over two centuries apart, similar features and effects of colonization are apparent in each account. Slight differences in viewpoints are evident, such as The Mission's portrayal of the natives in a more humane fashion, but this goes along with the evolution

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    What motivates one person to subject or dominate another? When people take it upon themselves to judge who has the right to be free or enslaved; who is superior or inferior; who is civilized or barbaric, the outcomes throughout history have been horrific. The actions imposed are foreign to those of us who are privileged and forever scarring to those who have been subjected. It is ironic that people have struggled so much through out time with the underlying quality that unites us as human beings:

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    Report on the Investigation of West Indies Yacht Club Resort (WIYCR) I) Investigation Summary In British Virgin Islands (BVI), there are mainly five upscale hotels and WIYCR is one of them which is famous for its boat collection as well as its top of the line sailing instruction programs. The resort staff is composed of expatriate managers and local employees. This results in cultural communication problems and arises issues on cross-cultural management for the managers. After the investigation

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    Did Columbus discover or invade the west Indies? There have been circular arguments,internaionally, concerning whether Columbus discoverd or invaded the west Indies. through this essay I will explore all counter arguments for this particular topic. Its complex yet simple, one step at a time. Christopher Columbus was a renaissance explorer in 1492. he was sent by queen Isabelle and king Ferdinand of Spain to look for a trade route to east Asia What do the word discover and invade actually mean

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    European ancestry and his identity as a native of West Indies stand to be reckoned with, including his African background (Das, 2001). He is not only shaped by the two cultures but also by his upbringing and his foreign residency. Due to his diverse heritage and influences Walcott feels to be without a concrete identity. He uses the medium of western literary forms to explore his identity and also trace the history of his country. The history of West Indies started with the discovery of the island by Columbus-

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    Indonesia

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    in Brief of Indoneisa, the Government of Indoneisia, the island of Java, and the Geography of Indoneisa. In early days, the region from India to Japan, including Indonesia, was known to the Europeans as the Indies. Chris Colombus was looking for a westward sea roots from Europe to the Indies when he arrived in America. During 1600's dutch political control began to spread Indonesia. Indonesia declared it's independencein 1945 and fought the Dutch until 1949 when they gave up their control. At first

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    Columbus and the Indies

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    On February 18th, 1493 Cristobal Colon would write a letter to Ferdinand and Isabella that would change the course of humanity and expansion for the strongest world empires of the time, Britain and Spain. Cristobal Colon would write this letter 20 days into his discovery of what he believed to be India. Distinctively he refers to the people as objects based on the idea of possessing them without any objections. Thus, inferring that these people have no quantitative reasoning or system of hierarchy

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