APUSH >>> Primary Source Analysis
-We will continue to analyze the de Las Casas excerpt.
-Individually, write out your response to the following on a note card. Make inferences about-
A) His main argument found in the first half of the excerpt.
B) His use of historical comparison in the second part of the excerpt.
C) What is the evidence he uses to support his argument?
-As a group, form a thesis statement to the following...
>How is de Las Casas' account of the Native Americans contrary to the overwhelming opinion shared among the majority of Spanish nobility and ruling class?
*Click on the picture to go to a online source for more context/background on de Las Casas.
-Finally, complete the Primary Source Analysis for the document. You can work together or on your own to complete the task.