How do the accounts differ and how do they tell the ‘same’ story?

WCIV Essay 1 Instructions
Victors and Vanquished
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One of the ‘definitions of history is that the story is written by the winners. The assigned texts provide views from both sides of the encounter of the Spanish and the Native peoples of Mexico in the early 16th Century.
Write a 7 page essay that answers these questions:
How do the accounts differ and how do they tell the ‘same’ story?
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What bias do you see from each side of the encounter?
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Is there any sense of superiority on either side?
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Which perspective seems to be a ‘truer’ account of the events?

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