Imagine your shock when arrive at your destination, the city you plan to conquer only to realize that is the cleanest, most beautiful city you or any of your fellow conquistadors have ever experienced.
- How did Tenochtitlan compare to European cities?
- Hernan Cortes video History Channel (3:07)
- Aztec script symbols
- Vocabulary: conquistador, ambassador, whitewash
- What did the conquistadors see when they first entered Tenochtitlan?
- What were the European cities like?
- Emoji Project Handout
- Explain what the conquistadors saw when they first visited Tenochtitlan using emojis.
- What Happened to the Aztecs? History Channel (2:26)