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The Iroquois Nation and the United States Constitution Part (1)

The Iroquois Nation and the United States Constitution Part (1) The people known as the Iroquois were made up of the Mohawk, Seneca, Oneida, Onondaga, and Cayuga nations. Joined in the early eighteenth century by the Tuscarora of North Carolina, … Continue reading

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The Arawak

The Arawak are a group of indigenous peoples of South America and of the Caribbean. Specifically, the term “Arawak” has been applied at various times to the Lokono of South America and the Taíno, who historically lived in the Greater … Continue reading

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A brief synopsis of the exporters of North America

A brief synopsis of the exporters of North America The French first came to the New World as explorers, seeking a route to the Ocean and wealth. Major French exploration of North America began under the rule of Francis I, … Continue reading

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French West Africa / Afrique occidentale française, (AOF) (PART 3)

French West Africa / Afrique occidentale française, (AOF) (PART 3) At the beginning of Napoleon III’s reign, the presence of France in Senegal was limited to a trading post on the island of Goree, a narrow strip on the coast, … Continue reading

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The Iroquois Creation Story

The Iroquois Creation Story The history begins at the Creation, with the twin brothers Enigorio and Enigonhahetgea (the good spirit and evil spirit) and their creatures a supernatural spirit life at that time. A creation myth is a symbolic narrative … Continue reading

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