History Paper

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1a. According to Pane’s account, what part did caves play in human origins?
1b. What happpened to Machochael and the men who left the cave to go fishing? If when they went out at night and was not able to return befiore the sun rose, upon seeing the light, as punishment since they were not allowed to see it, were immediately transformed into those trees that yeild plums. These grow spontaneously on that island in great quantity, without being planted.
1c. How did their acts alter the world?
1d. Why did the Taino go on pilgrimages to Iovanaboina?
1e. Why were zemis important?
2a. Pane says the Taino told him that men left the caves “without their women,” How did women come to populate the earth?
2b. Does the
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3c. What arguments did Aristotle make against the claim that "all slavery is contrary to nature"?
3d. Do you find his arguments convinving? Why or Why not?
4a. How did the relation of master to slave differ from that of man to woman, husband to wife, parent to children, and statesman to citizens, according to Aristotle?
4b. In what sense were "all housholds...monarchically governed"?
4c.Since Aristotle argued that "the relation of male to female is naturally that of the superior to the inferior, of the ruling to the ruled," would he claim that women were natural slaves?

1a. What are the major differences and similarities among these creation myths?
1b. How do their views of human beings compare to Aristotle's?
2a. The creation narratives descibe a world before humans existed. To what extent were humans a force for good in the world?
2b. How did humans' power compare to that of nature of zemis or the creator?
2c. Did Aristotle's views differ? If so, how and why?
3a. How do the views of women and men in the creation my ths compare to Aristotle's views?
3b. What do they reveal about gender roles and expectations among Native Americans and Europeans?
4. Because the creation narratives and Aristotle's Politics originated in oral rather than written communication, to what extent can these documents be accepted as expressions of the views of common folk among the Taino, the Seneca, and Christians?