Haiti Lecture Response

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Today we learned about life for the indigenous people in the Caribbean.  We also learned about Christopher Columbus, and the first European contact with those indigenous people.

Using what you learned in class today, leave a comment on this blog post that answers the following question:

How did the European discovery of Haiti change life for the indigenous people living there?


54 thoughts on “Haiti Lecture Response

  1. Yes it did change but not in a good way because they became slaves and the people who “discovered” haiti their dogs sicced the indigiduos people

  2. life for the indigenous people changed when the european people came because christopher columbus made them into slaves , beat them and sold the little girls for sex slaves.

  3. Christopher Columbus was rude for what he did to people and he was wrong for siccing the dog on the people and making children become sex slaves.

  4. The european discovery left the indigenous people with a terrible fate. They now have to be slaves or be sold in something else and now their home is somebody else’s.

  5. the indigenous people lives changed after the european found them because they turned into slaves and they had to kill their children so that they wouldn’t grow up to be raped or a slave their lives became a nightmare for them.

  6. their life changed, because christopher columbus came there and turned them into slaves and and abused them cut them and he also sicc dogs on them to make them obey and listen to him.

  7. i think that their life changed after christopher colombus because after he came he just wanted to take advantage of the people and the land and the indigenous people didn’t want that.

  8. The European discovery of Haiti changed the lives of indigenous by having them become slaves and by their land and all their resources being taken away from them.

  9. ever duran
    friday,february 26
    fremont high school
    the european discovery changed the native people life dramatically
    they got slaved they got killed they committed suicide.they got sick and since they were killing children and other adults dying they soon came extinct.

  10. It got worse because when they came a sex slave started and then they start making slaves out of them and then they stared dying.

  11. The european discovery changed the indigenous people who lived there by having the indigenous people be slaves and taking away there land also it affected them by little girls being raped and having to kill there babies so they wont be slaves.

  12. I think Taino people changed by not being free or doing what they used to do but instead used in slavery in every way possible.

  13. How life changed for indigenous after the european came is they got all types of diseases they never had before ,an they were being moved from where they were from.

  14. The European discovery of Haiti changed the life for Indigenous people because there lives became worst since they had to be slaves the little girls got raped and many people died of sucide or sickness.

  15. It changed because when the Europeans discovered Haiti, life for indigenous people got hard. Europeans got little girls from the indigenous group, and made them into sex slaves.

  16. It completely changed the indigenous people lives because Christopher Columbus was basically the once that took their freedom/ happiness. He was the one colonized their place. Alot of thier own people died because of the diseases that he and his people brought over. ……

  17. The European discovery of Haiti changes life for the indigenous people living there by making them tired for working so hard, and by killing them if they didn’t want to be there salves.

  18. The Indigenous people changed their life when European people discovered Haiti because the European people had power over the Indigenous people and also became slavery to the European.

  19. They enslaved the indigenous people and named them indians. They also took their land, sold their 10 year old children into sex slaves. They gave them an illness that killed many people so its not good

  20. The European discovery of Haiti changed life for the indigenous people living there because the Europeans colonized the indigenous people’s land.

  21. The European discovery of Haiti changed the life of the Indigenous living there to the worst. They didn’t know that their life was going to be really bad.

  22. It changed life for the people living in Haiti because they had to be slaves and work on large plantations. There 9 and 10 year old girls were sold into sex slaves they didn’t have to do that at first so they started to commit suicide or even kill there own babies because they were desperate.

  23. Europeans discovery of Haiti changed the life of those indiginous people by putting them into slavery and making their culture die out by making woman so desperate to kill their future.

  24. The European discovering of Haiti changed the life of the people living there by changing their society and almost completely wiping out their history.

  25. it change their lifes to bad because they became slaves they start killing their babys and a lot of people die and everybody start calling them indians

  26. lt changed them because the Europeans made Haiti live more harder. THey were scared of the leader. The women lived hard they had to kill their children.

  27. The European discovery of Haiti changed the life of the indigenous people living there as their religions were converted, their people were enslaved if not killed by disease and their land was claimed.

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