Who were people who came to the Americas to convert native peoples to Christianity?
i don't frucken know that's the question im trying to frucken figure out?
Why do you think the king of Spain commanded catholic priest to teach native Americans about Christianity?
During the ages in which the New World was explored and colonized by European powers, there were several reasons for the Spanish rulers to command their priests to teach Natives about Christianity and also to convert them to it. One was the conviction of the Spanish that Christianity was absolute truth. Another was the conviction that Native Americans were backwards peoples. Another was the conviction that, in being converted to the Spanish religion, the Native…
Why were the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica and South America more likely to accept Christianity than the peoples of North America?
Well, one must look at the religion that was prominent in the Mesoamerican culture, and compare that to the religion of Christianity. The Mesoamericans believed in the one Sun god as their most powerful god. Christianity believes in one God. The Mesoamerican religions would often involve human sacrifice, thus is comparable to the notion of Jesus sacrificing himself for the sake of humanity. This was easier for them to comprehend than it was for the…
who knows? religion is so muffled in its history. Mormons say that christ did it himself, modern day christains say they did it, etc.... so whom ever you want to belive is who did it. but remember this true native amercians still belive or try to belive their old ways as best as they can. so the correct answer is nobody.....
European explorers main goal was to find a quick trade route to Asia so that they did not have to sail around the Cape of Good Hope. Instead the landed upon the Americas and their native peoples. The Europeans quickly found out that they could take over these native peoples and eventually enslaved them and used the Americas and their warm climates to grow cash crops and export them for lots of money.
The French forced Native Americans to serve as laborers in their missions Sorry but that is incorrect it is actually:The French lived among Native American peoples, learned their languages, and respected their customs. Correct answer : The French lived among Native American peoples, learned their languages, and respected their customs.
The United States of America has only existed since the late 18th century - during modern times. Native peoples have lived in all parts of the Americas, from the Arctic circle to the southernmost tip of South America, for many thousands of years - long before the USA was invented. So native Americans are all the native people of the Americas, not just in the USA.