1521 Tenochtitlán—Aztecs vs. Conquistadors
Lecture no. 15 from the course: The Decisive Battles of World History
Taught by Professor Gregory S. Aldrete | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The 16th-century Spanish conquest of the Americas resulted in some of the most unusual military encounters of all time. Here, learn about the campaign under Hernán Cortés to conquer Mexico, and how fewer than 1,000 Spaniards defeated the mighty Aztec Empire, which possessed armies comprising tens of thousands of warriors.