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4.8.2: Reading and Review Questions

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    1. What are some of the causes Apess identifies as the causes for the misery of Native Americans? What, if anything, do these causes have in common?
    2. How will Native Americans and whites be equal in the sight of God? What transcendent vision is Apess advocating for whites, who claim to be Christians?
    3. How does Apess undermine whites’ assumptions of their superiority to Native Americans? To what effect?
    4. Why, and in what way, does Apess use rhetorical tropes and phrases deriving from white European discourse (like the King James Bible)?
    5. What “Christian” virtues does Apess claim for Native Americans, and why?

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