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In this work I examine the environment and cultural attitudes of Mesoamericans, specifically the Mexica (Atzec), and how these factors played a role in the Conquest of Mexico by Hernan Cortes. I begin by examining Mesoamerican agriculture, lithic technology, and metallurgy. I conclude by examining how these factors played out in the Conquest.
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Siegel, Tristan, "The Environmental and Cultural Effects on the Conquest of Mexico" (2012). Senior Projects Spring 2012. 336.
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