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AMH2097 History of nationality, ethnicity, and race week 1 notes

by: Alex Webb

AMH2097 History of nationality, ethnicity, and race week 1 notes AMH 2097 - 0002

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These notes will cover what is on our first exam. The terms that are blank will be filled out as the weeks go on in class leading up to the exam.
Race/ethnicity in us
Anna Amundson
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indiginous, Europeans, Gender, Land, religion, delanda, Encomienda
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Date Created: 09/05/16
AMH 2097 Notes Exam 1 terms Indigenous American differed from Europeans by:   Religion: worshiped one god and could be any object like a rock. Religious beliefs were the same  and thought storms were god talking to them  land use:  indigenous people fought over land which was a common possession which was used  for the whole tribe. Was very protective of their land as a group but not individually. Europeans  said indigenous people were nomads and no right to the land that Europeans wanted. They  thought they should use it for agriculture. Less social inequality for indigenous people(America)  than Europeans.   Gender: Indigenous people­ The women owned the home and belongings but the Europeans­ the  man would own the home and belongings. Europeans were responsible for crops and men did  this. Indigenous people the men worked the women like slaves and the men did hunting and  fishing and Europeans thought this was wrong and thought the men were lazy and how fishing  was leisure time instead of work.  Spain and the new world: How indigenous people responded to Europeans appearing on their land: when Spanish people came to  indigenous people they wanted to convert them  Encomienda system: is when the Spanish depended on the forced labor of indigenous people. The  Spanish overseers wanted to convert them to Catholicism and taught them Spanish and in return they  would have the indigenous people work and receive gold. They encountered the Mayans (indigenous  people and Spanish wanted to bring them into the labor system. In 1526 they tried to come onto the  Spanish land and wanted to find natural resources but forced the Mayans to work for them. 1540 began  this process of killing the Mayans who refused to work. Some of the leading Mayan religious people went to pray and got into a battle. They ended up dying and it became easy to take over the Mayans because  they were starving, and the death of their traditional leaders. The Spanish established a court system and  the Mayans sued each other Europeans if they came on their land.  Diego DeLanda: was placed in charge of the Mayans. He cataloged the Mayan language and religious  traditions. By 1540 the Franciscans wanted to convert Mayans to Catholics completely and began to  punish people who wouldn’t fully convert so many Mayans were tortured because they would question  the catholic beliefs. Both  Protestant Reformation:   Our Lady of Guadalupe:  La Florida:  Dutch West India Corporation:   Queen Elizabeth I:  Sir Walter Raleigh:  Jamestown:   Tobacco:  Maryland: Puritans:  Squanto:  Great Migration:  Roger Williams;  Anne Hutchinson:  Terms from readings: Thomas/Thomasine Hall: Captivity narratives:


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