bases, and Spanish missionaries wanted to colonize in hopes to convert the native population.8.The first permanent Spanish settlement in the Southwest at Santa Fe, New Mexico had a population no more than 3,000 and was the scale of the first large uprising by the Native Americans against Europeans, as the Natives there saw a decline in their fortunes since the Europeans arrived.9.The cause of the Pope’s uprising was the common enemy of the Spaniards, and the uprising led to the death of 400 Spanish colonists and forced the rest out of Santa Fe.10. The view of Bartolome de las Casas toward Native Americans was that the Spaniards hadtreated them like slaves, and referred it as the freedom and Christianity the Indians received. His view differed from most Spaniards in the way that he thought what his people were doing was unfavourable, while most others thought it was okay to do the actions he opposed.11. The Black Legend was the tale of when Spaniard released horrific cruelty upon the Indians, and was problematic as Englishmen tried to use the story to justify their expansion, claiming that they would be saving the Indians from Spanish wrath, when in reality they were just as bad.
12.John Green want us to remember as we begin our study of American history is that there a lot of written sources, and we need to remember who is speaking, why they are speaking, and which voices go unheard, and why.
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