Essay about Race and Culture in the Americans
The intrusion of Europe into the orient was spearheaded by the intention to create trading routes to China during the 15th century (Hauner, 2013). This search for trading routes led to various historical accounts. During this search, Hauner (2013) indicates that the Age of Discovery and the introduction of early modern warfare were initiated by the Europeans in the Far East. These activities increased the presence of the activities of European nation in the Asian countries hence leading to colonization of several countries. The European existence in the Asian continent was so immense in that East Timor got its independence from Portugal in the year 2002 (Stevens, 2010). The western nations used the concepts …show more content…
The invasion of America by Spain and Britain contributed to the racial thinking concept. Native Americans had their own distinct languages. However, with the intrusion of Spain and Britain the natives were assimilated into speaking the languages of their colonial masters. Through the use of language both Spain and Britain made the natives and immigrants to believe that English and Spanish were more superior to their languages. America lost its varied culture and most of them define themselves through the ability to speak American English with a mixture of Spanish (Mahoney, 2010).
Role of Greek and Roman mythology to medieval and renaissance fantasy