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.