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Readings For World Civilizations II

Readings for February 5th, 2015 - European Exploration

Writings of Christopher Columbus:

Bartolome de Las Casas: In Defense of The Indians (excerpts)

Questions for the readings: How do each of the author's regard the Native peoples in the "new world"?

Does the account of Las Casas go against the typical story of European exploration?

Readings for January 22nd, 2016: The Black Plague and The Protestant Reformation

Martin Luther, The Freedom of a Christian:

Overview of The Black Death:

Questions to answer:

What was the overall effect on European society due to The Black Death?

What do you think Luther


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