Give a detailed response to the following question. You should thoroughly answe

Give a detailed response to the following question. You should thoroughly answer the question, using between 400 and 750 words. This initial posting is worth 80%. Also, you should complete a response to another student’s posting (or to a professor’s comment). This is worth 20% and should be at least 150 words in length.
Questions to be answered: 
What factors explain the relative ease with which a small number of Spaniards conquered great and populous indigenous empires?
What is the “Vision of the Vanquished” and how does this compare to conventional interpretations of the “encounter” between Europe and indigenous America. (File of book is attached)