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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who did the natives murder?
2. The natives were told that who betrayed them?
3. In what year was the river discovered?
4. Who led the conquest of the Yucatan?
5. What did one community do as the Spanish approached?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How did the Spanish treat the natives in the New World? Give at least three specific examples from the book to back up your answer. Why did they treat them like this?
Essay Topic 2
How did the Spanish conquistadors kill the native people? Describe at least three different methods that the Spanish used. Why do you think they used such brutal measures against the natives?
Essay Topic 3
Describe what slavery was like for the native people. What tasks were they forced to perform? How were they treated? What dangers did they face? Why did so many of the enslaved natives die? How did the Spanish obtain their slaves?
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