European Colonialism in the Americas
READ CAREFULY THE ATTATCHED FILED : European Colonialism. follow that guide .
Watch the interview to Howard Zinn, and carefully read Zinns chapter on European colonialism, and Montejos poem. Take notes while you read, capturing Zinns main line of thinking from beginning to end: what is he arguing? What is his main message? What evidence does he present? How does he argue his case?
Do not focus exclusively on the qualitative data on how Indigenous peoples were massacred: the goal of this assignment is not to talk about European brutality, but to reflect on the uses of history to justify a genocide.
VIDEO of conversations.