This video guide is for The History Channel's popular Engineering an Empire Aztecs documentary video (individual episodes are available on YouTube, or DVDs can be purchased from the History Channel or Amazon.com. The guide is divided into six sections and traces the Aztec Empire from its origins, to its rise as the leading power in the early Americas,until its fall to the Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortez in 1521. There are a total of 28 narrative questions with fill in the blank answers that span the 45 minute video.
The narrative question format is designed to engage the students throughout the video, and focuses on historical, social and cultural aspects of the Aztecs. It allows for followup discussion. Included is a teachers key with answers and time codes for starting and stopping the video at each of the major sections. This is an excellent activity as an overview of early American empires, or it may be use effectively throughout your course at the appropriate times as a supplement to other instructional materials.
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