Bartolome de Las Casas

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  1. Who was Bartolome de Las Casas?
  2. How did Bartolome de las Casas’ background influence his views of the Native Americans?
  3. What were the New Laws of the Indies?
  4. What was the impact of Las Casas’ work in Spain?
  5. Explain the differences between the views of Las Casas and Sepulveda (Valladolid Debates) regarding indigenous peoples?


Sepulveda and Las Casas Debate (Links to an external site.)

Las Casas-Sepulveda Controversy (Links to an external site.)

Gilder Lehrman Institute (Links to an external site.)

New Laws of the Indies (Links to an external site.)

Bartolome de Las Casas (Links to an external site.)


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