The meeting between Atahualpa, emperor of the Inca Empire, and Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistador, was a defining moment in Latin American history. In this Opening Up the Textbook (OUT) lesson plan, students read a textbook account of the event followed by three primary sources to answer this question: Did Atahualpa hold the Bible to his ear?
[All files updated on 01/27/22.]
Image source: Illustration of the meeting of Atahualpa, Pizarro, the priest, and the interpreter from 1615. Retrieved from the Royal Library of Denmark.