The Power of Knowledge

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The Power of Knowledge

A person’s feeling can be depicted by the
way he or she draws their pictures.
Superiority and inferiority can be shown by
the way the artist makes a person or ship
larger or smaller than another person or
ship. This is shown in the Spanish picture
where the French ships are on the coast of
America. The French ships are small and the
Native Americans appear to be larger. In
another picture it shows a tribe of Native
Americans gathered around each other in a
village.

The first picture shows the Spaniards belief
that the French are inferior to the Native
Americans and themselves. They depict this
by drawing the Native Americans much
larger than the French people and even their
ships. The power of the Spaniards is proven
when they combine forces with the Native
Americans to annihilate the French in
Florida.

The Europeans believed power was about
conquering people. They conquered people
in the name of God and Christianity. If they
could not convert them they would destroy
them. Their only knowledge was of God and
what he wanted them to do.

The Native Americans believed power was
in the tribe. The picture of the Native
Americans showed how they all come
together. They thought a close

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