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1.3.2: Reading and Review Questions

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    1. Why does Columbus give the islands in the New World new names, even though he knows the names by which they were called by the Native Americans?
    2. What are the qualities of the islands’ topography to which Columbus brings attention? Why?
    3. What characteristics about the Native Americans does Columbus bring attention? Why?
    4. What behaviors of the men accompanying Columbus suggest their indifference to the Native Americans’ lives and culture? Why?
    5. What of Native American culture does Columbus take especial note? Why?

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