American Religion Vs Conquistadors

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The theme of America in the World is able to connect to the terms Christianity, Washington’s Farewell Address, tariffs, and Commodore Perry. Each of these terms relates to a way in which the Americas influenced the wider world and how the world influenced the Americas. In the first place, Christianity was the religion of the conquistadors who first settled within the Americas. American Indians were polytheistic, which is the belief in many gods, which Christianity is a monotheistic religion, which is the belief in one god. The contrast between the two religions caused disputes between the conquistadors and the American Indians. The conquistadors worked to convert the American Indians to their religion because a major factor of Christianity

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