Certain characteristics, themes, and attitudes appear in the explorers we read about this week. In particular, among many other themes, there are interesting responses by each to the Native Americans, the land, and the opportunities. Choose two from Columbus, Verrazzano, deVaca, Champlain or Smith and discuss the themes and ideas you found most important. Contrast how these writings and ideas would be received today.

Please answer atleast up to 300 words minimum.

American Literature Before the Civil War.