A Tactical Reevaluation of the Weapons Used During the Conquest of the Americas. In this class we are going to pit the macuahuitl against the sword of the Conquistadors. We will study the use of the Aztec Fighting Club as a weapon of war as well as the religious and social reasons for the fighting style. We will also look at the use of the one-handed sword that we popular with the Spanish forces. We will then pit them against each other in a retelling of the battles for the Americas.
Required Equipment: TBD