Freedom In 'History Of The Indies' By Bartolome De Las Casas

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History seem to continue, but we are still the ignorant American. We are said to be a nation of change but we continue the same pattern of hatred for minorities. Freedom can range from physical to mental. Spanish took away Indians freedom to practice their religion and share their culture with upcoming generation. Blacks were expected to live in countries and celebrate their day of independence, when they were being robbed from natural right. Women were bond to man being the wage earners, and were not allowed to be anything but a house wife and mother. History changes everyday, but if you sit down to compare situation they are based on ignorance, and fear of the unknown.
Bartolome de Las Casas excerpt from History of the Indies shows how Indians were robbed of their rights and thrown into horrible conditions without any misery. Indians were not given the opportunities to declare themselves as an enemy or allies, they show the Spanish an inch of kindness, and were
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Fredrick shows appreciation for the justice, liberty and independence, but then show how white men are the only one that benefit from those rights. He does not point a finger towards an individual but anti slavery society. He claimed their celebration do not represent their freedom, but it glorifies the distance between blacks and whites Americans. He asked his listeners to continue the work of our founding father and work for the freedom that white men have achieved. Douglas states " There is not a man beneath the canopy of heaven, that does not know that slavery is wrong for him.” Blacks are treated as they were animals, born without any natural rights. Blacks were denied of protection of life, liberty and property, which are key components of the celebration, which is supposed to be America’s independence day. Indians and Blacks experience the same suffrage, but blacks were not forced to give up their

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