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    Guadalupe Paper Occurring only ten years after the final conquest in Mexico‚ the Lady of Guadalupe event served as a crucial point in shaping the newly contacted Spanish and native cultures. Spanish friars initially tried to force their religion upon the natives. They found the native practices of human sacrifice appalling and felt it was their duty to spread the Christian gospel to all those they considered unenlightened. Since the event in 1531 the story of Guadalupe has helped to harmonize the

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    Mesoamerica. Location the Aztec were located in central Mexico were Mexico City now lies and the Mayan were located in the Yucatan Peninsula. Another difference between the Aztec and the Mayan is they spoke different languages. The Aztecs spoke nahuatl and the Mayan spoke Maya. One of the differences is that the Aztec language was poorly understood and less popular than the Mayan language. The Mayan language however is considered one of the most striking visually writhing systems in the

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    Bibliography: Araujo‚ Mario. "Nahuatl Words used in Mexican Spanish" Nahuatl Culture‚ 27 Aug 2003. <http://ns3.azteca.net/aztec/nahuatl/nahuawds.html> (2 Mar 2008). Kandell‚ Jonathan. La Capital - Biography of Mexico City. Toronto: Yale University Press‚ 1988. Koeller‚ David W. "The Conquest of the Aztecs." Central and South American

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    chili sauce poured over them. I. The Origin of this Mexican Dish. A. The word chilaquiles comes from the ancient Nahuatl word for “chilis and greens.” 1. Nahuatl a. The Nahuatl language was used by the Aztecs. b. It originated in Central Mexico and has been spoken ever since at least 7th centry AD. c. Many words from Nahuatl have been borrowed into Spanish. d. Other words of Nahuatl that have been diffused into Spanish and the English Language include: avocado‚ chayote‚ chili‚ chocolate‚ coyote

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    Aztec Empire‚ also known as Mexica‚ was formed by certain ethnic groups in Central Mexico‚ especially those who spoke the Nahuatl language and politically and militarily dominated a vast region of Mesoamerica in the XIV‚ XV and XVI. Tenochtitlan in the Valley of Mexico‚ was the capital of the Aztec civilization. In Nahuatl‚ the language of the Mexica‚ Aztecatl means "one who comes from Aztlán". In 1810‚ Alexander von Humbolt coined the term Aztec applicable to all persons associated by commerce‚

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    Chp 2 Pt 2 Sph 245

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    religious tenets. 35. Males where entitled to participate in a universal system of education while females were socialized for domestic duties and affairs. (including artistic craft and activities) 36. All education was provided by the priest in the Nahuatl language. 37. The two types of learning environment were calmecac (higher college) devoted to intellect and spirit where the priests and leaders received training and the telpochcalli (arsenal) were craft for the military warrior was taught for

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    Diego C. Guillen Dr. William Skuban History 3 9 February 2017 Fall of the Aztec Empire The Aztecs were a sedentary‚ highly advanced‚ and militantly powerful empire ruled by a dominant leader named Montezuma. For an empire like this to be defeated by foreigners‚ using simple force alone would not be able to conquer this civilization. Hernán Cortés‚ a Spanish conquistador‚ arrived in Mesoamerica and between 1519 and 1521 and would war against the Mexica in attempt to claim the Aztec empire for the

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    More people might be practicing the Aztec and Inca religions. The Aztec is still faintly present in today’s world. The Nahuatl language is spoken by 1.5 million people‚ primarily in Mexico. This language was spoken by the Aztec people before their downfall. After the tragic end‚ the language managed to withstand. Along with the Nahuatl language‚ Tenochtitlan is still somewhat preserved. The capitol of Mexico‚ Mexico City‚ was built from the remains of Tenochtitlan. The building

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    tree (pronounced "ka-kow"). The earliest use and cultivation of the cacao tree has been dated as far back as 1400 B.C. in Honduras‚ by the Olmecs. Chocolate was initially made into a type of beverage called xocolatl by the mesoamerican people‚ a nahuatl word meaning "bitter water" due to the cacao tree’s bitter taste when unfermented. Chocolate first spread beyond mesoamerica when Montezuma of Tenonchtitlan introduced Henan Cortez‚ a Spanish Conquistador‚ to it in the 16th century. Henan Cortez

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    With the Spanish conquest in Latin America came many accounts from both Spanish and indigenous writers. These primary sources are not only useful because of their content‚ but also because of their omissions. That is to say that the discrepancies found among writers of different class‚ race‚ or political position‚ are expressive of their individual biases. Analyzing what these variations are and why they exist allows for a deeper understanding of the history of this colonial period. Especially in

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