Comparing Early Explorers. Heroes or Villains?. Is greed ever an appealing characteristic?. Pizarro and de Las Casas. Francisco Pizarro. Bartolome de Las Casas. Sailed with Christopher Columbus to the New World and was given land and slaves.
Comparing Early Explorers
Heroes or Villains?
Bartolome de Las Casas
Sailed with Christopher Columbus to the New World and was given land and slaves.
Renounced his riches and freed his slaves after witnessing the brutality.
Sent letters to the King Charles V of Spain urging him to set up laws protecting the natives.