Name
Age
Location

Response

Nicole and Rudy
Ages: 11 and 13
Pt. Jeff. Sta., NY
Q1: What items are the Spaniards hoping to obtain from the Native Americans?
 A1: The Spaniards hoped to obtain luxury items from the Native Americans.

Q2: What is the authorís opinion of De Soto and his group?
A2: De Soto was disappointed because the natives didn't have great collections of (useless) gold or European luxuries, but seemed overly concerned with real wealth, such as food, necessities and art.

 Q3: How many groups of people can you identify in this picture?
A3: three

Q4: How would you describe the European treatment of Native Americans?
 A4: They treated the Native Americans poorly

Michele
52
Wisconsin

Q1: What items are the Spaniards hoping to obtain from the Native Americans?
 A1:

Q2: What is the authorís opinion of De Soto and his group?
 A2: He described De Soto's group as being merciless, greedy, remorseless, savages. Ironically, when I was in school years ago, this is the way that schools use to describe the Native Americans.

 Q3:How many groups of people can you identify in this picture?
 A3: Only two. Men and women. Their is no distinction in skin color, hair color, or facial features that would denote European from native.

 Q4: How would you describe the European treatment of Native Americans?
 A4: CRUEL! Europeans have historically proven to be cruel and unsympathetic conquerors to just about every land they have inhabited.