Misconceptions On America Before Columbus

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America Before Columbus Had you heard of Cahokia before? What surprised you, if anything? I have never heard of Cahokia before and reading about them today is very interesting. They were a very educated people, the large ceremonial mounds are such a beautiful creation and the fact that the settlers believed the mounds to be built by someone else is wrong. The settlers were very harsh to the natives, doubting their intelligence and their genius. The Cahokia were a thriving people before the settlers came, soon after the settlers, they perished in diseases and ruin. What misconceptions did Europeans have about the North American Continent? How were these misconceptions inaccurate? The Europeans believed that the North American had never been
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