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Native Americans vs. Hispanics/Latinos

Do you see more differences or similarities between the experience of Native Americans and Hispanics/Latinos? Explain your answer.

What role does machismoâ?"masculine pride, common in Hispanic/Latino culturesâ?"play in the portrayal of men and women? Is this different from the literature of other ethnic groups and cultures?

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1.) Do you see more differences or similarities between the experience of Native Americans and Hispanics/Latinos? Explain your answer.

Let us discuss both the Native American experience in America and the Hispanic/Latino. Both are actually very similar.

When the Europeans came to America initially, the Native Americans were, at first, very welcoming to them. At the time, they did not realize what the Europeans intended for them which included signing treaties that were never honored, attacking their tribes for no reason, stealing their land through Manifest Destiny, and bringing them diseases (like small pox) and not providing medical treatment. Even though the Native Americans were given reservations to live on after their land was taken away, it was not their sacred land or their homes, and in the end, they had everything taken away from them by Americans. As for the Latino experience, due to wars like the Mexican War, the people of Mexican decent suffered the same as the Native Americans did. They ...

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This solution compares the historical experiences of the Native Americans vs. Hispanics/Latinos. All references used are included.

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