discuss the difference between the arawaks and the Spanish. which is these differences would you consider most significant and why

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The following points may help you:

a. Arawaks lived in the cluster of islands and primarily had subsistence economy, unlike the Spanish who were mainly the explorers.
b. Arawaks relied on fishing, agriculture, hunting, whereas Spanish were mainly the conquerors who believed in exploitation of slaves for economic wealth.
c. Unlike Spanish and other Europeans, Arawaks did not attach any value to gold ornaments and other metals.
d. Arawaks mainly preferred negotiation for resolution unlike the Europeans who preferred conflict.
e. One would consider the difference between their approaches and their way of life as most significant as, Spanish policies became brutal with time , further, Arawaks presented a simple living and were generous group of people.


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