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    Culture and Freedom

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    A 4 page paper evaluating today’s consequences of past actions. Discussions of the destruction of one culture by another, stronger power have included issues of American slavery, the Spanish conquest of Latin America and destruction of Muslim and Jewish civilizations in the name of Christianity. The picture of destruction in all of these examples is valid. Without our past as it was, however, our present likely would have been very much different than what we have today. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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    of one culture by another, stronger power have included issues of American slavery, the Spanish conquest of Latin America and destruction of Muslim and Jewish civilizations in the name of  Christianity. The picture of destruction in all of these examples is valid. Without our past as it was, however, our present likely would have been very much different  than what we have today. Slavery in America The white population in the 19th century experienced a full circle of fear based on  race. At least one observer of society, filmmaker Michael Moore, believes that the violence we face in America today has its roots in the fears that were instilled in  the 19th century. The Basis of Fear By the dawn of the 19th century, Britain and America were over the differences of opinion  that led to the Revolutionary War and separation of the United States from Great Britain in the late 18th century. Britain was a world power and prosperous: the  people could train their attention on other matters. Queen Victoria reigned for most of the 19th century, insisting on standards of morality and apparent morality that had not been  so evident in official circles before. Individuals adopted rules and standards of behavior designed to serve "appearances." Young women did not go out into society with young men  without a chaperone; men of all ages were expected to protect women at all times from any misfortune that could occur. Whether that misfortune could lead to or result  in physical harm or was simply a matter of convenience or pride made little difference. Women were to be protected. It is from the Victorian age that the 

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