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1.In The American Discovery of Europe Jack Forbes claims that Native Americans traveled to Europe around 1470 and he states that Christopher Columbus had an encounter with Native Americans in Europe prior to his famous 1492 journey. Considering Forbes evidence and interpretation of the past, do you believe this claim or not? Why or why not?

2.According to Rebecca Earl, European conquerers quickly drew a line between themselves and Indigenous people. Give an example from the article of a bodily difference used to justify the inferiority or otherness of Indigenous people.

500 word writing

This week we expanded our understanding of the first encounter between Europeans and people Native to the Americas. How did the readings this week provide an alternative and expanded view of the so-called discovery of America? Are the arguments made by these readings convincing?