The Red Shoe Chapter Summary

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1) Shulush Homa represented the relationship that existed between the Europeans and the Amerindians because just like the Europeans and Amerindians, Shulush Homa was given guns, gifts, and honors as a gift in return for his good-doings. 2) The Red Shoe 's experience from the period of European colonization reveals multiple themes. First, even though the epidemics, wars, and territorial loss related with European settlement endangered Amerindians, many began to adapt new technologies and new political possibilities, thus started to thrive. Second, after long period of isolation, the Americans began to participate in global events, being influenced by the economic and political demands of Europe. Third, the Choctaw 's political situation…show more content…
4) The spread of diseases like small pox via the interaction between Europeans and Amerindians was essential in European conquest of the western hemisphere because it led to changed social, economic, and political relations in Europe and also created diversity and new cultures. 5) Positive impacts of the Columbian Exchange on Europe, the Americas, and Africa was the spread of domesticated livestock and major agricultural crops of the Old World into the Americas, and the staple crops of the New World that enriched and benefited the agriculture. 6) The negative impacts caused by the Columbian Exchange on Europe, the Americas, and Africa was mainly the transfer of plants and animals. Due to the Old World livestock spreading quickly and rapidly, environmental changes were dramatic, which caused a destructive impact of livestock on Amerindian agriculturists. 7) The horse had the greatest impact on the cultures of the Native Americans because they helped to increase the efficiency of hunters, as well as the military capacity of warriors on the plains. 8) The challenges that Spain faced in governing a large colonial empire was represented by the Council of Indies and the viceroys. For the Council of Indies, technology and geography
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