Sunday, March 27, 2011

Day 30: "Cortes the Killer" (3/28/11)

Aim: The historians of 2016 will be able to articulate modern perceptions of Hernando Cortes.

Task 1: Submit your homework here. If you already submitted your homework online, you do not have to resubmit it.

Task 2 Quick Question: Before we dig into the details of Cortez’ conquest of the Aztecs do you believe he is viewed as a hero, villain, or both? Why?

Task 3: Track the video of Hernando Cortes and his arrival at Tenochitlan. If you want to watch it later, you can see it here.

Task 4: Open the lyrics to the two songs we are going to analyze and wait for directions.

Task 5 discussion question: Based on Hernando Cortez' actions in the Aztec empire, should he be remembered as a hero or a villain and why?

Homework: Analyze this picture of Machu Picchu and complete the questions here.

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