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Can two completely different cultures come together and live as one diverse culture Today it seems possible comparing it to the world we live in but back then it was a hard goal to achieve The Native Americans and the Americans each having their own culture had to overcome many obstacles and tragedy for this to happen Their religion social customs and viewpoint on slavery were some of the conflicting aspects Religion is different among cultures In the story Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards the American perceptive of religion was strongly portrayed They believed that people should live accordingly to the puritan ways He wanted them to not just read the bible but feel it and experience it They would have to believe in Jesus suffer as he did and deny any pleasure given to them Edwards says There is nothing that keeps wicked men at any one moment out of hell but the mere pleasure of God P 499 This quote shows that they believe in a heaven and hell and God is the only one that can control your destiny If you are sinful you will go to hell and if you live a good life then you will go to heaven They would attend church every Sabbath day pray and hope God would forgive them for their sins Almost everything was considered a sin The evil portrayed to the Americans were devils that stands ready to fall upon them and seize them as his own P 500 All of this was taught and presented in a church The Native Americans on the other hand had a different viewpoint on religion They had many gods not just one and religion was not as strict as the Americans For example in The Iroquois Creation Story they had two worlds the lower world and the upper world This is similar to the Americans beliefs of a heaven and
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