[Essay Help]: A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies . 1. Identify each statement about A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies as either true or false.
The author of this document is a native of the West Indies. T/F
The author of this document is sympathetic to the natives of the West Indies. T/F
The intended audience for this document is European. T/F
2. According to the excerpt, why do the missionaries who minister to the indigenous people of the Indies have to be “men of exceptional patience and forbearance”?
3. In what way does de las Casas describe the Spanish in the Indies? Check all that apply.
4. Identify each statement about The New Laws of the Indies as either true or false.
The audience for this document was Spanish colonists in the West Indies. T/F
This source is intended to change behaviors in the West Indies. T/F
This document is from a personal narrative. T/F
Which entity held responsibility for ensuring the good treatment of the Indians?
According to the document, what should the audiencias do to ensure no Indians are held in slavery unjustly?
Read each description and determine which source it applies to.
How are these two documents similar?
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies
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