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Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Jack Weatherford
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Topics for Discussion

How does Weatherford employ Tuktoyaktuk and Cahokia both as real places and as symbols of his themes?

Do you think Weatherford overstates or understates European responsibility for the destruction of Native American civilization? Why or why not?

Weatherford attributes many features of American life to the Native Americans. Discuss the three features and their origins that you think he most plausibly attributes to Native American influence.

Weatherford attributes many features of American life to the Native Americans. Discuss the three features and their origins that you think he most IM-plausibly attributes to Native American influence.

What is Weatherford's message concerning the book as a whole, that is, what is the moral of the book? Pay particular attention to Chapter 19 in your answer.

Who is Saint Tammany? What were Tammany societies? How does Weatherford use Saint Tammany and the Tammany societies to explain the changing attitudes of American...

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This section contains 168 words
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Purchase our Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America Study Guide
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