Character Analysis: The Search For El Dorado And All The World Is Human

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For this assignment, I watched “Conquistadors” episodes 3 and 4, which are tilted “The Search for El Dorado & All the World is Human.” The two episodes follow a British gentleman as he relives the journey of the of the three Spanish conquistador’s travels. A recurring theme throughout both of the expeditions was the greedy search for riches and gold. In the first episode, the British documentarian follows the footsteps of Francisco Pizarro and Vasco Núñez de Balboa in their march to the South Sea. Through the dehumanization of enslaving Native Americans to help with the conquest through difficult terrain, the Spaniards never founds the golden city they were looking for, but experienced starvation for the unforgiving jungle. Furthermore, four
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