The Resource The Spanish conquest of Mexico, Sylvia A. Johnson, (ebook)

The Spanish conquest of Mexico, Sylvia A. Johnson, (ebook)

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The Spanish conquest of Mexico
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The Spanish conquest of Mexico
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Sylvia A. Johnson
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eng
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Can the conquest of one city change the world? In 1519, two powerful empires - Spain and Mexica (Aztec) - were hungry for expansion in central Mexico. Led by emperor Motecuzoma II, the Mexica people had subdued their native enemies and now controlled a sprawling territory with the great city of Tenochtitl<U+00d4>an at the center. Then the Spanish conquistador Hern<U+00d4>an Cort<U+00d4>es led an attack on the Mexica empire. Although the Spaniards had horses and guns, both unknown in the Americas, the Mexica outnumbered them five hundred to one. The Spaniards had no chance of success without the help of native allies unhappy with Mexica rule. What followed was a desperate war that lasted two years, cost thousands of lives, and left Tenochtitl<U+00d4>an in ruins. In 1521 Cort<U+00d4>es declared Mexico a colony of New Spain. In so doing, he laid the groundwork for the expansion of European power throughout the Americas and changed the world forever. The Spanish conquest of Mexico is one of world history's pivotal moments
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Johnson, Sylvia A
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non fiction
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Pivotal moments in history
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The Spanish conquest of Mexico, Sylvia A. Johnson, (ebook)
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9781467703826
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MWT11774911
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The Spanish conquest of Mexico, Sylvia A. Johnson, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781467703826
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11774911
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11774911
System control number
MWT11774911
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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