Aztec Worldview
Aztec Society
Spanish Worldview
Spanish Society
Worlds Collide
100

In order to keep the sun rising and setting every day, the Aztecs believed they needed to do what?

What is, Perform Human Sacrifices

100

The city built on the ruins of Tenochtitlan.

What is Mexico City?

100

evaluation of other cultures according to preconceptions originating in the standards and customs of one's own culture.

What is, Ethnocentrism

100

Name of the Spanish peninsula.

What is Iberian peninsula?

100

Which Spanish explorer confronted the Aztecs?

Who is, Hernan Cortes

200

What city was the high priest inspired to lead the nomadic tribes to?

What is, Tenochtitlan

200

What is a chinampa?

A floating farm that the Aztecs used to make more crops.

200

Ferdinand and Queen Isabella wanted to convert as many people as possible to Catholicism because they wanted to

Fulfil their responsibility to spread Christianity

200

This "time period" was marked by Christian re-capture of territories in the Iberian Peninsula that had been seized by Muslim kingdoms.

What is, The Reconquista 

200

The holiday celebrated in Mexico that mirrors an Aztec religious holiday honoring loved ones who have died.

What is the Day of the Dead?

300

Conflict and battle were important to the Aztec culture not only as a means to gain new territory, but also because battles would allow for:

The capture of humans for sacrifice.

300

What was the sign that the Aztec were looking for from Huitzilopotchli?

An eagle, perched on a cactus, holding a rattlesnake.

300

The systematic torture and murder of unorthodox religions in Spain is called...?

The Spanish Inquisition

300

What phenomenon made the huge influx of silver and gold bad for Spain?

What is, Inflation

300

What disease played a major role in the destruction of the Aztecs?

What is, Smallpox 

400

Who was the main God in the Aztec religion?

Who is, Huītzilōpōchtli

400

What were the two goals of the Aztecs during battle and war?

1) get tribute from other city-states
2) gain soldiers for human sacrifice

400

Hernan Cortes exemplified the qualities of what type of Spanish hero?

What is, The Conquistadors

400

Name of the King & Queen in charge of starting the Spanish Inquisition and creating a "Christian" Spain.

Who is, King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella

400

Who was the emperor killed by the Spanish?

Who is, Moctezuma

500

A culture is considered this when they believe in multiple gods

What is, polytheism / polytheistic. 


Bonus: What is the term for worshipping 1 god?

500

Why did the Aztecs practice human sacrifice?

To appease their gods

500

What religion was dominant in Spain before the Conquistadors took over?

What is, Islam

500

The name given to the children and descendants of Spanish and Indigenous parents.

What is Mestizo?

500

At the time of the conflict between the Aztecs and Spanish, the worldviews of the two societies could both be described as being based upon

expansion through the conquest of others

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