Cortés and the Aztec Conquest

  • Title: Cortés and the Aztec Conquest
  • Author: Irwin R. Blacker
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 316
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Cort s and the Aztec Conquest In three years the Spanish conquistador Hern n Cort s leading a few hundred Spanish soldiers overcame a centuries old empire that could put tens of thousands of warriors on the field Even after his
    In three years, the Spanish conquistador Hern n Cort s, leading a few hundred Spanish soldiers, overcame a centuries old empire that could put tens of thousands of warriors on the field Even after his god like reputation had been shattered, and his horses and cannons were no longer regarded as supernatural, his ruthless daring took him on to victory Yet in the end, his pIn three years, the Spanish conquistador Hern n Cort s, leading a few hundred Spanish soldiers, overcame a centuries old empire that could put tens of thousands of warriors on the field Even after his god like reputation had been shattered, and his horses and cannons were no longer regarded as supernatural, his ruthless daring took him on to victory Yet in the end, his prize was not the gold that he had sought, but the destruction of the entire Aztec civilization.

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    1. Brief introduction for novices, not for those familiar with the subject.This is a short introduction to Cortés and his conquest of Mexico. As someone who hadn't really learned much about the Conquistadors since 4th Grade, I feel this was a good starting place to expand upon. It begins with the first Spanish interactions with the Indians in "New Spain" and ends after Cortés' campaign, providing context and brief history lessons. Factoids about the Inca civilization and the rise of the Aztecs gi [...]

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    2. Nice quick summary of Spanish invasion of MexicoThe sequence of events as just a few Conquistadors fought the great Aztec empire and won. They also had as allies the surprising effect of the horses they brought with them as well as the diseases that also were in their blooo.

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    3. No European disease?A good recounting of events but gives the reader little insight on why thing as happened as they did. Cortes was one great warriors of all time. No mention of the effects of European disease.

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    4. This is a fascinating story and this book is a page turner but as others have mentioned it seems to leave some details out such as the effects of European diseases on the native Americans. It makes me want to learn more about this history.

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