Native Americans & Exploration DBQ Instructions

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AGE OF EXPLORATION DBQ
(DOCUMENT-BASED QUESTION)
WHAT IS IT?
 Given:

Prompt & historical documents
 Prompt:

“How were Native Americans affected by the
arrival of the Spanish in the Americas?
 Task:


Read/examine historical documents
Take notes on documents using graphic
organizer
 Goal:

Use evidence from at least 2 historical
documents and notes to answer prompt
in a short 1-2 paragraph response
HOW TO USE THE
GRAPHIC ORGANIZER
1.
Examine each image briefly for 1-2 minutes.

2.
3.
I’m going to
give you an
example!!
Be prepared to share your description of the image
with a partner
Afterwards, explain what your description(s)
show about the image.
Fill out your graphic organizer
DOC. F – COLUMBUS & NATIVE AMERICANS
•Document letter & title:
“Columbus & Native
Americans”
•Author & date: None given
•Description: Columbus
meeting Native Americans &
showing them a bell; Native
Americans curious about the
bell; Europeans just landed
•What does the document
show? Native Americans
look simpleminded; peaceful
contact between Columbus &
natives; early European
contact with natives.
AZTECS WITH SMALLPOX
•Document letter & title:
•Author & date:
•Description:
•What does the document
show?
SPANISH PRIEST
MAKES WOMAN WORK
•Document letter & title:
•Author & date:
•Description:
•What does the document
show?
SKETCH OF EUROPEAN COLONISTS

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