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1. Research the outcome of Columbus' journey to the New World. Did he take any Natives back to Europe with him? If so, what was their fate?

2. Look at your school's history or social studies texts' for their portrayal of Columbus coming to the New World. From whose point...

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1. Research the outcome of Columbus' journey to the New World. Did he take any Natives back to Europe with him? If so, what was their fate?

2. Look at your school's history or social studies texts' for their portrayal of Columbus coming to the New World. From whose point of view is this story told in the textbooks?

3. Research the fate of indigenous peoples in the Caribbean after the arrival of Columbus. How many are left? What was the fate of those who disappeared? Do the governments of these islands have any policies governing native peoples?

4. Research and describe the flora and fauna of the Caribbean islands. What grows there? What animals and crops can people eat?

5. Research the history and nature of hurricanes in the Caribbean. How often do they occur, and when? How strong are the winds? What methods do people today use to survive hurricanes? How do these methods differ from the methods we see used in Morning Girl?

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