Discussion Questions for The Primrose Way
Why did the English come to America?
What did they expect to find here?
they find here?
What factors contributed to the ease with which the English were able to establish
What preconceived notions did the English have about Native Americans?
In what ways did these notions affect their dealings with Native Americans?
How did Native Americans treat the English? Why?
How did the English treat Native Americans? Why?
Were the English religious people?
Were the Native Americans religious?
How were the two religions different? How were they similar?
What justification did the English give for usurping Native American lands? Was
In your opinion, which group of people were the most "moral"? Why?
In your opinion, is one group of people ever justified in invading the lands of
another and imposing its culture on the indigenous peoples? In what case, if any?