Bartolome de Las Casas. A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies.
What is the main argument that Del la Casas presents in the reading? Europeans of the time period argued that they engaged in exploration to in engage in missionary work, to convert foreign peoples and to gain fame and wealth for their country. The Native American Hatuey argues that the Spanish were only interested in the riches of the New World. Is his argument sound? What do you think based off the reading? Prove a historical argument using evidence from the book. Please make sure to cite your evidence and include a thesis statement.