History's Fearless Fighters: Conquistadors, 1st Edition

  • Rupert Matthews
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1482431637
  • ISBN-13: 9781482431636
  • DDC: 970.01
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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In this book, readers are drawn through the bloody history of early settlement in the New World and will learn about the conquistadors' wish for gold and to convert the native peoples to Christianity. Chapters focus on major conquistadors--including de Coronado, Pizarro, Cortes, and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Gold and the Gospel.
2: The New World.
3: Focus On - Conquistadors: Francisco de Córdoba.
4: Steel Against Stone.
5: Focus On - Conquistadors: Hernán Cortés.
6: The Lust for Gold.
7: Focus On - Conquistadors: Vasquez de Coronado.
8: Focus On - Conquistadors: Francisco Pizarro.
9: Focus On - Conquistadors: Hernando de Soto.
10: The Spanish Legacy.
11: Focus On - Conquistadors: Francisco de Orellana.
12: What Happened When?.
What Do You Know?.
Further Information.
Answers to Quiz.