Fierce Wanderers


  • Aug 24 2010 10:45 PM

    John Garrett


    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.
    tandard 7.7.3Explain how and where each empire arose and how the Aztec and Incan empires were defeated by the Spanish.

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This web page, from PBS, provides a short history of the Aztec civilization, from its beginnings as a tribe of nomad mercenaries to its sudden end at the hands of the Spanish conquistador Cortez. This resource is referenced in the EDSITEment lesson titled "The Aztecs - Mighty Warriors of Mexico."

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 8

    Topics: Electives, History-Social Science, Geography