HIST223 W2 Forum 2

HIST223 W2 Forum 2

1. What effect did the introduction of smallpox have upon the culture of the New World? Before answering, look at two different viewpoints on the effects of the smallpox epidemic on American Indians to help you answer this question and use them for reference: Spero, Patrick. “Defiance in the Face of Devastation: the Introduction of Smallpox and the Transformation of Indigenous Societies.” In The American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience, ABC-CLIO, 2019. Accessed August 13, 2019. http://americanindian2.abc-clio.com.ezproxy1.apus.edu/Search/Display/2044076. Bauer, William. “Native American Culture and Smallpox: Survival through Adaptation.” In The American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience, ABC-CLIO, 2019. Accessed August 13, 2019. http://americanindian2.abc-clio.com.ezproxy1.apus.edu/Search/Display/2044077.