ItemIndigenous Resistance to Spanish Hegemony in Colonial Mexico(2020-05) Cook, Scott; Kirkman, KurtStudents will examine the Spanish colonization of Mexico through the lens of Indigenous ‘resistance’—physical resistance, religious resistance, and socio-cultural resistance—using primary source documents. Students will gain and develop an understanding of the concepts of hegemony and transculturation, ultimately applying that understanding by connecting Indigenous influences on modern Mexican culture. ItemLesson 1: Physical Resistance of Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples(2020-05) Cook, Scott; Kirkman, KurtStudents will investigate different forms of armed resistance the Aztecs and other Indigenous groups in Mexico put forth during the colonization period to counter Spanish hegemony. Students will examine primary sources created during the 16th century and in retrospect during the early 20th century. ItemLesson 2: Religious Resistance of Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples(2020-05) Cook, Scott; Kirkman, KurtThrough a primary source document-based inquiry, students will examine the beliefs and rituals of some Indigenous groups in Mexico at the time of the Spanish invasion and their resistance to Christianization efforts. ItemLesson 3: Socio-Cultural Resistance of Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples(2020-05) Cook, Scott; Kirkman, KurtStudents will investigate Indigenous peoples’ socio-cultural resistance to Spanish hegemony through the lens of transculturation. Students will gain a working understanding of the concept of transculturation, develop that understanding through an analysis of primary source images, and apply their understanding through a group project connecting modern Mexican culture to Indigenous influences.