Study Questions for King Leopold's Ghost
1. According to Adam Hochschild, what was the history of the region known to us as the Congo prior to 1850? Hochschild describes the history of the Kongo region as being an area of surprising social and po
Questions for The Death of Woman Wang 1. What is Spence's purpose in writing this book? a. To bring to life some of the forgotten people in history-namely women 2. What are the 3 sources he uses for the book? What are their strengths and weaknesses?
Study Questions for Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition
1. Who was Cabeza de Vaca? a. Spanish explorer/soldier in the early 1500s. b. First European explorer to explore what is now Texas and New Mexico c. Middle man, in ranking, on the Narvaez expedi