1. Compare and contrast the writings of two of the explorers: Columbus, de Las Casas, Juet, Heckenwelder. Be sure to compare with specific, QUOTED detail and explain how you read the quoted lines. Compare the language, images, and the emphasis of their work. How do the explorers conceive of their mission, based on the language in the works provided? How do some observations of details in their work show their connection to an evolving American mythology or identity? Or in which ways do they not?