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We were there with Cortes and Montezuma.

Benjamin Appel

We were there with Cortes and Montezuma.

by Benjamin Appel

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547 -- Fiction.,
  • Montezuma II, Emperor of Mexico, ca. 1480-1520 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHistorical consultant: Walter Prescott Webb. Illustrated by Reynold C. Pollak.
    SeriesWe were there books, 25
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.A64 Wg
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5774151M
    LC Control Number59012011

    Theory 1- Montezuma II believes that Cortes is a god There was an Aztec prophesy that stated that the god, Quetzalcoatl would arrive at the year , the exact year that Hernan Cortes arrived at Tenochtitlan. If Montezuma thought of Hernan Cortes as Quetzalcoatl then he would have treated him with an exceptional amount of respect and fear. Cortes was a diplomat as well as a warrior, and, though the thrust of his negotiations with Montezuma was outrageous, Marks argues that the intention was never to obliterate the city or the empire.

    Cortez soon rejected Velasquez’ authority as his Mexican adventure pushed onwards, and his first encounter with the Aztecs is a principal focus of Restall’s book. According to many historical sources, Cortez arrived at a particular moment in Aztec history at which they were expecting the arrival of Quetzalcoatl, the Aztec god of creation.   Years Later, The Spanish Conquest Of Mexico Is Still Being Debated The meeting of Aztec Emperor Montezuma II and Hernán Cortés and the .

    A dramatic rethinking of the encounter between Montezuma and Hernando Cortés that completely overturns what we know about the Spanish conquest of the AmericasOn November 8, , the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortés first met Montezuma, the Aztec emperor, at the entrance to the capital city of Tenochtitlan. Battle of Tenochtitlan (May 22–Aug ), military engagement between the Aztecs and a coalition of Spanish and indigenous combatants commanded by Hernan Cortes. Cortes’s army besieged Tenochtitlan for 93 days. Superior weaponry and a devastating smallpox outbreak enabled the Spanish to .


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We Were There With Cortes And Montezuma Paperback – Octo by Benjamin Appel (Author), Reynold C. Pollak (Illustrator), Walter Prescott Webb (Contributor) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 3 formats and editions5/5(1).

We were there with Cortes and Montezuma. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Hernán Cortés; Montezuma, Emperor of Mexico; Hernán Cortés; Montezuma, Emperor of Mexico: Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Appel; Reynold C Pollak.

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Free shipping over $ We Were There With Cortes And Montezuma. By: Appel, Benjamin. Price: $ Who Should We Then Read?, pg. ]; We Were There Books; Vol. 26; B&W Illustrations; pages View More Add | $ We Were There With The California Forty. We Were There with Cortes and Montezuma By Benjamin Appel The We Were There books are a series of historical novels written for children.

The series consists of 36 titles, first released between and by Grosset & Dunlap. As each noble separately had to greet Cortes, and as there were several hundred of them, the troops had time to get acquainted with the Fort of Xoloc.

Later they grew to know it even better. After the ceremony was over, the army went on along the dyke of Iztapalapan, and presently came to a canal cut through the causeway and spanned by a wooden.

When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting That Changed History, by Matthew Restall, Ecco, New York,$35 Historian Restall of Pennsylvania State University has delivered an exhaustively researched, forcefully argued and compelling reconsideration of the conquest of Mexico.

The We Were There books are a series of historical novels written for series consists of 36 titles, first released between and by Grosset & book in the series is a fictional retelling of an historical event, featuring one or more children as primary characters.

We Were There at the Battle of Britain, by Clayton Knight and Katherine Sturges Knight We Were There with Cortes and Montezuma, by Benjamin Appel We Were There with the California Rancheros. Publication Year: We Were There with Cortes and Montezuma by Benjamin Appel Shipped with USPS Media date: LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers All about We Were There with Cortes and Montezuma by Benjamin Appel.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist4/5. At the time of writing, he and his men were guests of Montezuma and nowhere near subduing this highly civilized people.

It is the case of the victor writing the history, and Cortés’ letter was the basis for it. Even more interesting is Restall’s view of emperor Montezuma, whom history has called a.

We Were There With Cortes And Montezuma. By: Appel, Benjamin Price: $ Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: Christian Books; Fiction & Literature; Everyday Life; Just for Fun; We Were There with Cortes and Montezuma. We Were There #25 by Benjamin Appel, Reynold Pollak (Illustrator) Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap ©, Item: Hardcover, pages Not in stock.

With Dust Jacket. The convergence of Cortés and Montezuma is the most emblematic event in the birth of what would come to be called “America.” Landing on the Mexican coast on the eve of Good Friday,Hernán Cortés felt himself the bearer of a divine burden to conquer and civilize the first advanced civilization Europeans had yet encountered in the West.

For Montezuma, leader of the Mexicans, CONQUEST: Montezuma, CortÇs, and the Fall of Old Mexico User Review - Kirkus. For either longterm consequences or immediate drama, there are few conflicts in history to rival that between Montezuma and Hernan Cortes.

Thomas (Armed Truce,etc.) does it full justice Read full review5/5(2). In the early 16th century, Spanish colonies were already well established in the Caribbean islands and they were turning their eyes westward.

InCortés was appointed to lead an expedition to the American mainland but, apparently realising the potential of the gathered force of “conquistadors”, as they came to be called, the governor of Cuba became suspicious and withdrew his.

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Cortes, Montezuma, and the Fall of Old Mexico. By Hugh Thomas. Trade Paperback. eBook. Mexican leaders often arranged to persuade their own people that conflict had been forced upon them. There were many small wars, or shows of force, for the empire was so large, the terrain so rugged, that the armies of Tenochtitlan were constantly on the.

The convergence of Cortés and Montezuma is the most emblematic event in the birth of what would come to be called "America." Landing on the Mexican coast on Good Friday,Hernán Cortés felt himself the bearer of a divine burden to conquer and convert the first advanced civilization Europeans had yet encountered in the West.He portrays Aztec emperor Montezuma as a tragic figure, an inflexible, fatalistic man who, inbecame Cortes's hostage, agreeing ``to stay with the Castilians until the truth were known.Book Overview.

Landing on the Mexican coast on Good Friday,Hern n Cort s felt himself the bearer of a divine burden to conquer and convert the first advanced civilization Europeans had yet encountered in the West. For Montezuma, leader of the Mexicans, Ap (known in their sophisticated astronomical system as 9 Wind Day) was the precise date of a dire prophesy: the return .