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Columbus was one of the first Europeans to claim land in the New World. Second, it shows that they brought their religion with them (there is a cross in the background). Third, historians can use this source to see how there were peaceful relations in the beginnings of the settlement of theNew World.
3. A page from Christopher Columbus' Book of Privileges[Image]. (2019). Retrieved from This article is from a “Book of Privileges.” This book was written by Christopher Columbus and was about how the wealth was distributed amongst people that claimed parts of the New World. Historians are able to use this primary source in 3 different ways. First, the document shows howmuch Columbus would receive from his travels. Second, it shows how the Spanish government would benefit from Columbus' voyages. Third, it shows how this document was another step intothe preparation for Columbus’ voyages.
4. Jacques Marquette preaches to Native Americans [Image]. (2019). Retrieved from This picture shows Jacques Marquette teaching Natives about Christianity. The Native Americans are learning about this new religion first handed from Marquette. Historians are able to use this primary source in 3 ways. First, this image shows how missionaries came over to the New World to preach about Christianity. Second, it shows how