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Unit Overview: How far did fear allow the Aztecs to control an Empire?

Lessons:

4 lessons

Aztec Empire

In this lesson, we will look at the social systems of the Aztec Empire. We will also identify who the Aztec Emperors were, locate the capital city, consider the system of law and we will begin to explore how the Aztecs were able to control their subjects within their empire.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 13m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

The Spanish arrival

In this lesson, we will explore whether the Spanish were able to conquer the lands due to the draconian rule of the Aztecs. We will make a judgement on whether they controlled their empire through fear or whether people were genuinely loyal to the Emperor and his rule.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 15m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript