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A distinct software interested in the social background of the us American Odyssey: the 20 th Century and Beyondcovers relationships, translates facts, and connects the current to the past—that's what background is all approximately. This enticing software is helping scholars do all these issues.

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The origins and ways of life of some Native American groups. ᭤ how the League of the Iroquois formed. C. people had spread 15,000 miles (24,135 km) south to Tierra del Fuego, the southern tip of South America, and 6,000 miles (9,654 km) east to the East Coast of North America. After generations of adapting to diverse climates and terrains, Native Americans practiced a staggering variety of lifeways and spoke several thousand languages. They became most populous in Mexico and Central America (Mesoamerica), but Native Americans also developed distinctive cultures throughout North America.

As the Native American population fell, repartimiento replaced the encomienda. Like the encomienda, repartimiento——in which adult male Native Americans rotated their labor in Spanish factories, mines, farms, and ranches——also functioned as a slave labor system. Native Americans did not succumb without a struggle. The European encroachment onto Native American lands engendered lethal warfare that continued for centuries. Disease, however, proved an even bigger killer. The Scourge of Smallpox Before 1492 Native Americans on the 2 continents numbered perhaps 50 million.

The Native American populations that had provided forced Epidemic This woodcut from the 1500s shows the devastatlabor lay decimated or had fled to the interiors of the ing effects of smallpox on Native Americans. Why did smallNorth and South American continents. As a result the pox cause some Native Americans to turn to Christianity? Spaniards looked to Africa. Enslaved Africans were first brought to the Caribbean as field-workers in 1505. Eventually 1 out of 4 of the 10 to 12 million Africans who were transported across the Atlantic as slaves would toil on Caribbean sugar plantations.

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