HUM 152: Lesson 2 The “Tempest” in the Wilderness: A Tale of Two Frontiers

✰ FOUR TRAITS OF CIVILIZATION ✰1. religion2. clothing3. cities4. writing
1. religion2. clothing3. cities4. writing According to the colonizers, what were the 4 traits of civilization?
• the English believed the Indians were “squandering” America’s resources Give an example of two cultures’ differing epistemologies
✰ RELIGIOUS OPPRESSION IN THE COLONIAL PERIOD ✰• ministers justified English violence against Indians with RELIGION (in the eyes of the Puritans, Indians personified THE DEVIL)
“Racialization” is the process of imposing a RACE upon a group of people What is “racialization?”