The Spanish arrival

In this lesson you will explore whether the Spanish were able to conquer the lands due to the draconian rule of the Aztecs. You will make a judgement on whether they controlled their empire through fear or whether people were genuinely loyal to the Emperor and his rule.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 5

Q1.What is the meaning of polytheistic?

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Q2.Which world creation are we living in, according to the Aztecs?

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Q3.Which organ did Huitzilopochtli tear from his sister?

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Q4.Why did the Aztecs make sacrifices to the Gods?

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Q5.Which type of people were sacrificed more often?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the meaning of polytheistic?

1/5

Q2.Which world creation are we living in, according to the Aztecs?

2/5

Q3.Which organ did Huitzilopochtli tear from his sister?

3/5

Q4.Why did the Aztecs make sacrifices to the Gods?

4/5

Q5.Which type of people were sacrificed more often?

5/5

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Quiz:

The Spanish arrival

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Question 1

Question 2

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Q1.In what year did the Spanish arrive?

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Q2.What positive things did the Aztecs do for their people?

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Q3.Who led the Spanish conquistadors?

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Q4.The Aztecs joined other countries to form which alliance?

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Q5.How did Montezuma die?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The Spanish arrival

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.In what year did the Spanish arrive?

1/5

Q2.What positive things did the Aztecs do for their people?

2/5

Q3.Who led the Spanish conquistadors?

3/5

Q4.The Aztecs joined other countries to form which alliance?

4/5

Q5.How did Montezuma die?

5/5

Lesson summary: The Spanish arrival

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