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The Impact of Conquest on the Aztec World

The Aztecs and the Spanish Conquest

The quick and brutal demolition of the Aztec people, infrastructure and records was aided by the technological advancements of the conquistadors and the diseases they brought. This video considers the weapons, animals and allegiances used by the Spanish to defeat the Aztecs, the disease that played into their favour, and what happened to Tenochtitlán and its surviving inhabitants after the defeat. An excellent introduction to the Aztecs for students of History.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 6 min
Series: The Aztecs and the Spanish Conquest
Printable Resources: Yes

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