PERIOD 1:

1491-1607

PERIOD 1 SHORT HISTORIES

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really, Period 1?!

Iroquois  women could own land and chose the "sachems"--

or chiefs-- of their respective tribes. 

PERIOD 1 ARTIFACTS (aka, primary sources)

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Amerigo Vespucci, explorer, letter to his patron, 1502

A WARLIKE RACE

COLUMBUS'S

FIRST LETTER

Christopher Columbus, Letter to Spain's Treasurer, 1493.

Fray Bernardino de Shagun, Florentine Codex, 1540-1585.

GREAT DESOLATION

A short account of

the Destruction of the Indies, woodcut by

T. de Bry; text by B. las Casas, 1542.

REWARDS OF THE VICTORS

Bernal Diaz Del Castillo, conquistador in the new world, 1568

THE CONQUEST OF NEW SPAIN

Friar Gabriel Sagard, the long journey to the country of the huron, 1632

IRIQUOIS LONGHOUSES

Lopez Gomara, private secretary of Cortes, 1520

SPANISH ACCOUNT OF TAXCOTL FESTIVAL  

Recorded by Fray Bernardino de Sahagun, c. 1550

AZTEC ACCOUNT OF TOXCATL FESTIVAL

Bartolome de las Casas, Dominican friar in the new world, 1542

THE DEVASTATION

OF THE INDIES

ROD'S PERIOD 1 LESSONS

Method Guides for any

Period

Writing Video Guides

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