Compare and contrast the conquest of Hernan Cortes over the Aztecs (as told by one of his foot soldiers, Bernal Diaz del Castillo), the encounter between Christopher Columbus and the Taino people, and the first encounter between the Portuguese and the semi-sedentary indigenous people of Brazil, as described by Pêro Vaz de Caminha. How are the indigenous people portrayed, and how are their relationships with the Europeans similar or different? What accounts for these similarities or differences
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