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  • Indigenous Resistance to Spanish Hegemony in Colonial Mexico 

    Cook, Scott; Kirkman, Kurt (2020-05)
    Students 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 ...
  • Lesson 1: Physical Resistance of Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples 

    Cook, Scott; Kirkman, Kurt (2020-05)
    Students 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 ...
  • Lesson 2: Religious Resistance of Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples 

    Cook, Scott; Kirkman, Kurt (2020-05)
    Through 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.
  • Lesson 3: Socio-Cultural Resistance of Mexico’s Indigenous Peoples 

    Cook, Scott; Kirkman, Kurt (2020-05)
    Students 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 ...