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Conquistadors with Michael Wood

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
Core Subject(s): Social Studies
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  • Conquistadors with Michael Wood. Episode 01-The Fall of the Aztecs.

    The conquest of the New World in less than 50 years is one of history's most profound events -- and remains one of its greatest adventures. British historian Michael Wood captures the bravery, endurance, greed, cruelty and suffering involved in these 16th-century explorations. Wood turns his attention to the Americas to follow four amazing tales. In this episode: Cortes' conquest of the Aztecs.

    Length: 00:55:18
  • Conquistadors with Michael Wood. Episode 02-The Conquest of the Incas.

    The conquest of the New World in less than 50 years is one of history's most profound events -- and remains one of its greatest adventures. British historian Michael Wood captures the bravery, endurance, greed, cruelty and suffering involved in these 16th-century explorations. Wood turns his attention to the Americas to follow four amazing tales. In this episode: Pizarro's overthrow of the Incas.

    Length: 00:55:39
  • Conquistadors with Michael Wood. Episode 03-The Search for El Dorado..

    The conquest of the New World in less than 50 years is one of history's most profound events -- and remains one of its greatest adventures. British historian Michael Wood captures the bravery, endurance, greed, cruelty and suffering involved in these 16th-century explorations. Wood turns his attention to the Americas to follow four amazing tales. In this episode: Orellana's search for El Dorado.

    Length: 00:55:08
  • Conquistadors with Michael Wood. Episode 04-All the World is Human.

    The conquest of the New World in less than 50 years is one of history's most profound events -- and remains one of its greatest adventures. British historian Michael Wood captures the bravery, endurance, greed, cruelty and suffering involved in these 16th-century explorations. Wood turns his attention to the Americas to follow four amazing tales. In this episode: Cabeza de Vaca's crossing of North America.

    Length: 00:56:24

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