Essays Tagged: "Bartolomé de las Casas"

Amerindian Resistance.

Amerindian Resistance"When one looks back over human existence, it is very evident that all cultures have developed through an initial resistance against adaptation to the realit ... themselves." (Beatrice Hinkle) It is obvious that in Las Casas' book, Amerindians are constantly undermined and are made to appear as innocent children that are unable and unwilling to defend themsel ... . However, this was not always the case. At times Amerindians resisted by fighting the Europeans to defend their lands, people and culture.At first, Amerindians attempted many times to passively resis ...

(3 pages) 32 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Christianity as a Tool of Conquest.

Christianity as a Tool of Conquest is a term paper written in response to the book The Destruction of the Indies written by Bartolome de las Casas. Throughout the paper, the contrast betw ... naturally.Christianity as a Tool of ConquestWhat did it mean to be a Christian to Bartolomé de las Casas, and who should be eligible to be called this? These are two questions that arose while ... ligible to be called this? These are two questions that arose while reading "A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies", by Bartolomé de las Casas. From cover to cover he establishes a m ...

(8 pages) 94 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Position about cloumbus.

To many people today Christopher Columbus is a hero. But fact is that Columbus has a two sided faces the immorality and good. There had been some evidences founded that is against the evil th ... . Some of the historian point out some very important thing that Columbus did to support the evil side. I think that later on the number of people that believe Columbus is evil will increase because a ...

(4 pages) 80 0 1.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies

Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies In 1542, Bartoleme de Las Casas wrote Brief Account of the Devastat ... on at all except to acquire gold. The Spaniards took the lives and souls away from many Indians and deprived them of the Sacraments. The Indians were described to be weak workers, it was said that the ... y being wrong, but he was not a neutral party. In his writings, Bartleme wanted to influence his readers to go against slavery, he tried to persuade them. I do not think that he had any reason to be d ...

(1 pages) 1732 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Comquering Of The Americas

people know that Columbus was the first European sailor to reach the Americas. That is taught in grade school, the epic voyage of the three ships crossing the ocean to reach new land. Before Columbus ... ps crossing the ocean to reach new land. Before Columbus made the so-called monumental trip it is widely read of his troubles acquiring funds to fuel his voyage to a new land. From country to country ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sepulveda VS. Bartolome de Las Casas

The argument of Juan Gines de Sepulveda is that of negative feedback to what was experienced in the first encounter of the Span ... the first encounter of the Spaniards and American Indians in the Sixteenth Century. Also, Sepulveda demonstrates through his opinion that war against the Indians is a rightful act due to the fact that ... sciences, or any means of preserving their history as the Spaniards do. Due to the reason of not understanding the ways of the Indians Spaniards such as Sepulveda came to conclusions that were unjust ...

(5 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

De las casas

a plentiful island called Hispaniola. The Spaniards, as they were called, then systematically proceeded to slaughter the native people of "New Spain" and also devastate and depopulate the land.Followi ... g.14) Later they recognised that gold was in abundance and opted to massacre the native tribes in order to get it. The Spaniards began to slowly annihilate the Indies with many sorts of torturous tact ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How have different historians interpreted the question of whether the monetary gain by Europe was worth the death and destruction of the American Indians during the colonization and genocide of North America?

different historians interpreted the question of whether the monetary gain by Europe was worth the death and destruction of the American Indians during the colonization and genocide of North America? ... the colonization and genocide of North America?As suggested by the question above, this essay considers the genocide of North America during the colonization by the Europeans. Firstly however, it is ...

(10 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History