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Study Guide for the test over The Mission
|Which character in The Mission is the "Head Priest" who begins the mission above the falls?
|Which character in The Mission was a mercenary and slave trader before becoming a priest?
|Which character in The Mission is referred to as "His Eminence" and has come to settle the dispute in South America?
|Which character in The Mission is the Governor of Spanish Territory?
|Which character in The Mission is the representative for the Portuguese government?
|Which character in The Mission is the younger brother of Rodrigo?
|To whom is the character that "His Eminence" is writing a letter explaining everything that has happened in South America?
|Which government is wanting to enlarge their empire?
|Why is the Catholic Church trying to keep Spain and Portugal happy as they work through the dispute in South America?
|So the countries will work with the Catholic Church in Europe
|Who is concerned that the Guaranine Indians remain safe in the Missions?
|Which territory in South America does not allow slavery in its borders?
|Which territory in South America does allow slavery in its borders?
|What is the name for someone who has been killed for what they believe?
|Who dragged a bag with him up to the Mission above the falls?
|What was in this bag that he dragged to the Mission?
|What did the "stuff" in the bag that he dragged to the Mission symbolize?
|His past life
|Why did Rodrigo drag this bag up to the Mission?
|It was his penance
|When one of the priests cut the bag off Rodrigo what did he do?
|He went back and got it
|When Rodrigo dragged the bag to the Mission, did the Guaranine Indians know who he was?
|What did the Guaranine do to Rodrigo when he got the Mission above the falls?
|Cut the bag off him and threw it into the river
|What did it mean when the Guaranine cut the bag off Rodrigo and threw it into the river?
|They forgave him
|Why didn't Rodrigo go back for the bag after the Guaranine cut the bag off him?
|If they could forgive him, then he could forgive himself for killing his brother
|Who were the first group of Guaranine to accept Rodrigo into the tribe?
|What did Rodrigo do when the Guaranine warriors honored him by allowing him to kill a wild pig?
|He wouldn't even touch the spear
|What did it mean when Rodrigo would not touch the spear offered by the warriors?
|He was done with his past life of killing
|How did Don Cabasa feel about the Guaranine Indians?
|They were animals
|Who stole Rodrigo's girlfriend?
|How do the Guaranine kill the priest in the opening scene of the movie?
|They float him down the river tied to a cross and he goes over the Falls
|Who tells Rodrigo she loves his "little brother"?
|How does Rodrigo kill his little brother?
|With a knife during a legal dual
|Why is the fight between Rodrigo and Philippe a legal duel?
|Because Philippe slapped Rodrigo across the face with an open hand
|When Father Gabriel met Rodrigo, how long had Rodrigo been staying in the church after he killed his brother?
|Why did the other priest thing Rodrigo wanted to die?
|Guilt from killing his brother
|Which character in this movie kept saying, "We are members of an order." and, "follow my orders."?
|At the hearing with the Cardinal, who called Don Cabasa a liar?
|What was Rodrigo ordered to do because he called Don Cabasa a liar?
|Why do the Guaranine couples kill any children they have after the first two?
|Because each of them can only carry one child when they run from slave traders.
|Why did the Cardinal say that he had to "cut off" the Missions?
|To save the Jesuit order in Europe
|When was the Cardinal ordered to "cut off" the Missions?
|Before he came to South America
|Who did the Cardinal tell that to leave the mission because it was the will of God?
|Who did Rodrigo ask for a blessing before the battle between the Guaranine and the Spanish began?
|Does Father Gabriel give him a blessing?
|Which characters in the movie appear to have a conflict between what they are ordered to do and what they want to do?
|Rodrigo, Father Gabriel, The Cardinal
|What is on the last page of the worksheets that you must know for the test?
|quotes from the movie
|Who do you think helped the Guaranine more?
|Rodrigo ... Explain why Father Gabriel... Explain why