Read the passage by Bartolome de las Casas Since New Spain was discovered great atrocities were committed against the indigenous people

Read the passage by Bartolome de las Casas

Since New Spain was discovered great atrocities were committed against the indigenous people of the
region and some were killed by members of the expedition. These so-called Christians set about stealing
from the people and murdering them on the pretense of settling the aree. And since that time, the great
iniquities and injustices, the outrageous acts of violence and the bloody tyranny of these Christians have
stacilly escalated, the perpetrators having lost all fear of God and all sense of self-respect.
Bartolome de las Casas
cording to Barbiome de las Casas de efect of anocities injustices and outrageous acts on the perpetrators is
they lose respect for themselves and become distance from God in whom they claim to believe
Spanish explorers were stealing Siling, and murdering the indigenous people of the region
ther experienced the violence and body tyranny of these Christians
the indigenous people of the region were killed by members of the expedition


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