Aztec comic strip

Updated: 9/8/2021
Aztec comic strip

Storyboard Text

  • Spain wanted to colonize the aztecs because they wanted the material aid and mineral wealth from the colony, and felt obligated to spread Christianity to the natives.
  • The Spanish introduced the Aztecs to domestic animals, sugar, grains, and European farming practices.
  • Spanish conquistadors worked with local tribes to attack the aztec capital Tenochtitlán and a combination of superior weaponry and a devastating smallpox outbreak enabled the Spanish to conquer the city.
  • Between 1519 and 1521 Hernán Cortés and a small band of men brought down the Aztec empire in Mexico
  • The advantages that the Spanish had over the Aztecs were 16 horses, guns, armor, formed alliances, diseases, and steel.
  • The Spanish had a negative rule that effected the aztecs. The surviving Aztecs were highly susceptible to European diseases previously unknown to their culture, such as smallpox and typhus.