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1. Native America

1. Native America  

Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green

in North American Indians: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780199365555
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195307542.003.0001
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Christopher Columbus coined the name ‘Indians’ (los Indios) to describe the people he met when he arrived in the Caribbean. The name stuck. But the people of the Americas had no collective ... More
2. New Spain

2. New Spain  

Alan Taylor

in Colonial America: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365876
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10.1093/actrade/9780199766239.003.0003
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At the beginning of the sixteenth century, the Spanish raided the mainland for slaves to work thei mines, ranches, and plantations. The Spanish learned of the rich and populous Aztec empire ... More
6. West Indies and Carolina

6. West Indies and Carolina  

Alan Taylor

in Colonial America: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365876
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10.1093/actrade/9780199766239.003.0007
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9780199766239
During the 1620s and 1630s, the West Indies evolved from temporary bases for pirates into permanent colonies for planters. Seventeenth-century New England and the English West Indies ... More
2. The European invasion

2. The European invasion  

Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green

in North American Indians: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365555
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195307542.003.0002
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chapter
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9780195307542
Encountering the people of America raised many questions. The result was a series of pronouncements and diplomatic initiatives from the pope that became known in international law as the ... More

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