Question: to what extent has mexican and latin american culture and...
To what extent has Mexican (and Latin American) culture and society been shaped by the events of the conquest?
How and why did the Spanish defeat the Mexica, despite being so outnumbered? Does this say anything about Spanish and Mexica culture?
Both the Spanish and Mexica (Aztecsc) had cultures and religions that were based on violence and the concept of sacrifice. In what ways were the Spanish and Mexica cultures different and similar? How did they view each other when they came into contact? Is it correct to call either of them more "civilized"? Explain.
What was the Reconquista? How did the Spanish finally achieve this? How did the Reconquista help shape the attitudes and methods of the Conquista of America?
Who were the Mexica (Aztecs)? When and from where did they come to Central Mexico? What was their culture based on