A Video Journey

*The Conquest of Mexico*

 

Video 1 - Some background on Cortes.

Video 2 - Cortes' arrival.

Video 3 - The Indians don't know what to make of the visitors.

Video 4 - Cortes' soldiers wanted to return to Cuba, so he burned and sank all the ships. There was now no turning back.

Video 5 - Marina(Malinche) is given to Cortes as a gift. She becomes his interpreter and lover.

Video 6 - The Spanish first look upon Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital.

Video 7 -The Aztecs drive the Spanish from their capital, Tenotchitlan, but the Spanish regroup and return for the final battle.

 

 

 

 

 

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