Who were the “conquistadors”?
What were they hoping to achieve?
Who was Herman Cortez?
Where did he travel in April of 1519?
What did he discover about the land and civilizations of the New World?
Who was Malinche? What did she do for Cortez?
What importance did gold play in the early interactions between the Aztecs and Cortez?
What was the name of the Aztec ruler in 1519?
What was the Aztec culture like?