aztec & spain
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DESCRIPTIONMs. Jeelani. Aztec & Spain. Appreciate how a society’s worldview influences the society’s choices, decisions, and interactions with other societies. Curriculum. Curriculum. How Aztec and Spanish identities and worldviews were affected by intercultural contact . Curriculum. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Aztec & Spain
Aztec & SpainMs. JeelaniCurriculumAppreciate how a societys worldview influences the societys choices, decisions, and interactions with other societies
CurriculumHow Aztec and Spanish identities and worldviews were affected by intercultural contact
CurriculumAppreciate and recognize how rapid adaptation can radically change a societys beliefs, values and knowledgeTHIS IS A STORY ABOUTAGE OF EXPLORATIONTwo societies, both wealthy and powerful.
Completely unknown to each other
Teaser: they were about to collide
Quick ThinkWhat are the definitions, elements and factors Worldviews?
What is history?
Imagine the first contact between two groups who come from very different places with different histories and different worldviews. What would happen?
Aztecs and Spanish
GEOGRAPHY CONTINUEDCan you say diverse?DesertsMountainsTropical ForestsRanch LandRich Farm LandSeacoasts (WEST/EAST)
PLATEAU large raised area of mostly level land RiversRio GrandeUsamacinta
Pre-Columbian Meso-AmericaTime in Americas before Columbus (1519)
Region stretching from central Mexico to NicaraguaGEOGRAPHY CONTINUEDLive in central basin aka VALLEY OF MEXICO
Lake Texcoco: largest of five lakes
CENTRE OF AZTEC CIVLIZATION
GEOGRAPHY CONTINUEDLarger cities located around lakes
Increase of population of city dwellers
More reliance on farmers in the outer areas to meet their food needs
Variety of farming techniques, different kinds of foodabundance of corn, chili peppers, squash, tomatoes, beans, and other kinds of food
IRRIGATIONStop and think
Dams divert water fromnaturalsprings to the fields
harvests on a regular basis
Other Farming TechniquesSlash and burn