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Ironically, the solution this scientist, Thomas Harriot, proposed was on the one hand to treat native people with greater humanity, but on the other hand, to take advantage of the fact that they are easily manipulated toward whatever ends Europeans sought. And if they resisted, he recommended the use of military force, and he hoped conversion to Christianity would civilize them and make such conquest unnecessary. SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING Alfred W. Crosby, The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492 (1972) John H.
African slavery varied from complete chattel to allowing slaves to participate in trade or even achieve prominent military or political posts. European Societies What were the motives behind ﬁfteenth and sixteenth century European explorations? While technological advances and powerful rulers facilitated explorations, the driving force behind them was the quest for a transoceanic trade route that would provide direct access to African and Asian goods such as silks, dyes, jewels, sugar, gold, and spices.
A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, Brief Edition by Mary Beth Norton, Jane Kamensky, Carol Sheriff, David W. Blight, Howard Chudacoff