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oping 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?...

  1. Who were the "conquistadors"?
  2. What were they hoping to achieve?
  3. Who was Herman Cortez?
  4. Where did he travel in April of 1519?
  5. What did he discover about the land and civilizations of the New World?
  6. Who was Malinche? What did she do for Cortez?
  7. What importance did gold play in the early interactions between the Aztecs and Cortez?
  8. What was the name of the Aztec ruler in 1519?
  9. What was the Aztec culture like?
  10. What role did the Tlaxcalans play in helping Cortez defeat the Aztecs?
  11. What happened to the Cholulans?
  12. Describe the city of Tenochtitlan.
  13. What did Cortez say to Montezuma when they entered the palace of the Aztec Gods?
  14. Why did Cortez arrest Montezuma? Who killed him?
  15. How did the Spaniards escape? Did it work?
  16. What did Cortez doafter his initial retreat?
  17. How did he wage war?
  18. What was the final result?

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