A document based question (dbq) world history 253 @2005 the bbq project this page may be reproduced for classroom use sv aztecs d80 2 of 15 student guide sheet the aztecs: what should history say directions: in 1519 hernan cortes and 500 spanish conquistadors arrived in the aztec capital of tenochtitlan. Assessment / dbq – essay: explain in detail how and why the spanish were able to conquer the inca empire of peru, why the indians discounted the spanish threat until it was too late, and what the legacy of the conquest meant for the native population of peru then and today. The columbian exchange dbq essay sample the columbian exchange gave way to a life lived in modern day without the occurrence of the columbian exchange, the resources that are so readily available would not be easy to obtain. Dbq #2 7/8 pre-ap world history prompt: describe the economic and social effects of the spanish conquest of the americas historical background: following christopher columbus’s encounter with the americas in 1492, waves of spanish conquistadors arrived, hoping to stake their own claim on the “new world”.
Dbq – document-based question essay chapter 1: exploration and the colonial era 1562 the spanish and french coats of arms appeared on one of the earliest scale wall maps dbq stands for document based question you must answer the question by basing your arguments on relevant information in the documents. The story of the spanish conquest of mexico, as it is popularly told, is all about imperialist oppression in latin america the destruction of the aztec empire has become a mix of passion play and tourist promo. The spanish conquistadors dbq using the following, documents to analyze the spanish motives for conquest during the age of expansion how did these motives influence spanish attitudes toward the people living in the new world.
The spanish king awarded de las casas and his family an encomienda, a plantation that included the slave labor of the indians who lived on it, but after witnessing the brutality of other spanish explorers to the local tribes, bartolome gave it up. Aztec dbq world cultures how should the aztecs be remembered 1 read the documents slowly limited phenomenon, greatly exaggerated by the spanish for political purposes many scholars have seen it as a religious act central conquistadors on the 1519 encounter with the aztecs he wrote an. Along with many other spanish conquistadors and european explorers during this period, columbus viewed religion as one of the driving factors behind overseas exploration. The conquistadors collected, recorded, and published a wealth of knowledge about the land we call texas, but knowledge was not the primary goal of the spanish crown spain wanted riches to fund their political goals in europe, and the conquistadors found none in texas.
Dbq: the aztecs introduction paragraph h: the first civilization founded by the spanish conquistadors was the aztecs t: the aztecs should be considered a world power in north america em: the aztecs were considered a world power by showing organization, documenting agricultural techniques, and fierce reputations toward others. Date: _____ dbq #1/ms capalbo the exploration and conquests of the new world document based assessment (dbq) swbat: use strategies to respond to the scaffolding questions within a dbq and to write a four paragraph document based essay why did the spanish explorers and the priests who came with the conquistadors think that it was their. Why were the outnumbered spanish conquistadors able to so easily defeat the natives of south and central america 1492 1600 1700 1800 1900 1980 dbq essay uses each document to answer the overarching question at some point in your final essay each document should be used. Document 1 source: ernal diaz the true history of the conquest of new spain let us state how most of the indian natives have successfully learned all the spanish tradesthere are.
Unit 1: when worlds collide (life before columbus and european expansion) overview: the original exploration, discovery and settlement of north and south america occurred thousands of. The spanish conquistadors, english, dutch and french all had colonies and were often at war with each other eventually great britain would gain an advantage with the defeat of the spanish armada and begin to slowly take control of the new world. How to tackle the spanish conquistador dbq: task question: use the following documents to analyze the spanish motives for conquest during the age of expansion/exploration how did these motives influence spanish attitudes toward the people living in the new world. Spanish conquest dbq in the late 1400’s spanish explorers traveled to the new world in search of three things: god, glory, and gold the attitudes towards amerindians were all very different, some felt like they were superior towards them, some felt pity, and some didn’t even know what was going on.
The dbq project this page may be reproduced for classroom use aztecs mini-q background essay questions 1 during what years was aztec society at its height spanish conquistador heran cortes enters tenochtitlan 345 this page may be reproduced for classroom use aztecs mini-q document a source: map created from various sources. Spanish conquistadors dbq essays in one of his speeches to his men, cortez spoke of the great rewards that will come to them, his men, for their services without disguising it at all cortez tells his men that they will be the richest of all men who have crossed the seas, engag. Spanish conquistadors who arrived in 1519 the purpose of this mini-q is to examine parts of aztec society and decide what wc should emphasize when telling story. The spanish conquistadors dbq the european discovery of the americas in 1492 triggered many consequences for the native tribes of the region these consequences resulted first due to spanish invasion in the south and central american regions.
The spanish and portuguese motive was quite simply plunder it took decades and centuries for the conquistadors to control societies in mesoamerica, and in the course of those centuries spanish/portuguese and native american cultures fused into a new hispano-mexican-central american culture. Aztec & incan empires – dbq essay his question is based on the following documents (1-8) the task is designed to assess your ability when he arrived in 1519, the spanish conquistador, cortés, described the magnificent aztec capital of tenochtitlan with these words to his king. A spanish conquistador who overthrew the aztec civilization in 1521 ruled by moctezuma fransisco coronado a spanish conquistador who traveled throughout new mexico, arizona, and the like in order to increase profits of the spanish government.