A Brief History Of Mexico

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  • 1. 
    Where do most scholars believe the Aztecs migrated from?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      From the north (Alaska)

    • E. 

      England

  • 2. 
    What kinds of statues are the Olmecas famous for creating?
    • A. 

      Large pyramids

    • B. 

      Snakes

    • C. 

      Human heads and jaguars

    • D. 

      Tigers and lions

    • E. 

      Mummies

  • 3. 
    What happened to the Olmecas?  Why are they no longer around?
    • A. 

      Unknown

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      War

    • D. 

      Famine

    • E. 

      They moved

  • 4. 
    The Mayans built large _______.
    • A. 

      Stone statues of human heads

    • B. 

      Pyramids

    • C. 

      Houses

    • D. 

      Guns

  • 5. 
    What was the capitol city of the Aztecs?
    • A. 

      Madrid

    • B. 

      Cancun

    • C. 

      Tenochtitlan

    • D. 

      Quetzacoatl

    • E. 

      Seville

  • 6. 
    The Mayans and the Aztecs both performed _______________.
    • A. 

      Rain dances

    • B. 

      Food festivals

    • C. 

      Survival classes for children

    • D. 

      Human sacrifices

  • 7. 
    Who conquered the Aztecs?
    • A. 

      Simon de Iturbide

    • B. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • C. 

      Simon Bolivar

    • D. 

      Hernan Cortes

    • E. 

      Fransisco Pizarro

  • 8. 
    What were the "Three Gs" ?
  • 9. 
    Hernan Cortes was a Mexican man.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    How many years did it take for Hernan Cortes to conquer the Aztecs?
  • 11. 
    What animal was a regular part of the Aztec diet?
  • 12. 
    Write a paragraph explaining whether or not you think the Spaniards had the right to conquer the Aztecs.  Include reasons from our discussion.
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