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The Pueblo Revolt: Religious Tolerance

Dreivon Thomas Ma’o

“Now They Were as They had been in Ancient Times”: The Pueblo Revolt of 1680 (p. 54) 1)      What is the context for this historical source? 2)      What were the causes of the 1680 Pueblo Revolt? What role did labor play in the revolt? 3)      How was the revolt organized?

4)      Why was this revolt successful?
5)      What was the outcome of the revolt on Native-Spanish relations? In what ways does this source clarify “the middle ground”? Content: Resistance and slave
a) Retaliation led by pope
b) Spaniards left the kingdom
Cause of the Revolt?
a) ‘’RELIGION BELEIFS ‘’
b) Spanish solider imposed a harsh force labor system which had cause slavery c) The Spanish had captured 2 Pueblo Indians (one was pope) Successful?
a) Pueblo reform and fought back
b) Pope with the Indians chase out the Spaniard
Organized ?
a) To force out of land(Spaniard)
b) Forming tribes

Outcome? Clarifying the middle ground?
a) Pueblo restored the own belief in RELIGION
b) Got the land back
c) Establish Indians independent
“Love is my religion” the hippies would sing. How would you feel if someone came and took away your freedom to worship? How would you feel if worshiping an unknown god became mandatory and compulsory? How would you feel? Put yourself in the Pueblo’s shoes and start wondering how you would feel. Religion holds society together; it is one idea to assure the steadiness of governments and civilization. Most of the time, religion is what keeps a person going and hoping if you know what I mean, but imagine if someone took that hope away. The Pueblo Indians religious history is different than the average Christian religion history, therefore it was misunderstood and criticized by the settlers. Their religious beliefs are based on the creation of life.

The Spanish conquered the Pueblos in the 17th century. They were forced into slavery and denied...

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