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Declaration Of Pedro Naranjo Thesis

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According to Foner, “Some 2,000 warriors destroyed isolated farms and missions, killing 400 colonists, including 21 Franciscan missionaries.”1 Demonstrating that they [the Natives] were bound and determined to gain their freedom back they took action and united as one. Just as the Spaniards did to their people, the Natives did what they thought was necessary for them to reclaim their culture once again. The Declaration of Pedro Naranjo states, “…they [Natives] instantly break up and burn the images of the holy Christ, the Virgin Mary and the other saints, the crosses, and everything pertaining to Christianity...”2 The Natives destroyed the statues, the
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