Spanish Colonization

The links below are resources about all of the major topics that we study in class.

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The Aztecs + Cortes

Inside the Aztec Empire (Video)

Documentary Channel, 2015

Primary Source: Dona Marina, Cortes’ Translator: Painting

Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin.

The Incas + Pizarro

Cajamarca and the End of the Inka Empire (podcast and text)

Stuff You Missed in History Class, 2018

Inca Empire Conquest (article)

PBS: Guns, Germs and Steel, 2005

Collision at Cajamarca (book chapter)

from Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond, 1997

Primary Source: View of the Incas From a Conquistador

Pedro de Cieza de Léon: Chronicles of the Incas, 1540

Vanguard High School

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New York, NY 10065