Conquistadors Primary Source Worksheet
This is a great, vivid depiction of how brutal the Spanish conquistadors were in their conquests of the West Indies. It features a one page primary source excerpt from a Spanish missionary's journal.
After reading the account, students answer a set of comprehension questions of varying difficulty to gauge their understanding/. Lastly, students use information from the reading to defend or refute a statement. This helps students think critically and work on their writing skills.
An answer key is included for your convenience.
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