This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Montezuma, Emperor of the Aztecs - He was the leader of the Aztec civilization in the early 1500s when his kingdom was invaded by the Spanish conquistadors.
Tupac Amaru - This Inca and his men achieved some success in freeing slaves and abolishing unfair taxes, although he was captured after betrayal by one of his own chiefs.
Christopher Columbus - This man discovered Latin America but thought he had reached India and thus called the inhabitants of Latin America Indians.
Hernan Cortes - He led the Spanish Conquistadors in the invasion...
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