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Posted by **lora** on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 5:32pm.

1. Is this a primary source about Columbus' first voyage to america?

yes or no

2. Based on a definition of " primary source," explain the reason for your answer in part 1.

3. who is columbus addressing in the last sentence of this passage ( this is, to whom does " your Highnesses" refer?)

4. What is Columbus' attitude towards the lands he is describing?

5. Quote a phrases from the passage above that supports your answer to 4.

6. Would Columbus have had a reason for making the islands out to be more attractive than they actually were? explain why.

- American history -
**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 5:40pmI'll get you started.

1. Yes.

http://www.franciscan-archive.org/columbus/opera/excerpts.html

I'll be glad to check your answers.

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