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The Spaniards arrive in Mexico just after the Aztecs.
Mexican culture, most of Central America was under Aztec control.
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Who was the emperor of the Aztecs when the Spaniards arrived and captured him at his capital tenochtitlan?
It wasn't a country but a region dominated by several city-states. Some of them include Mexico-Tenochtitlan (ruled by the Aztec or Mexica civilization), Tlaxcala, Texcoco or t…he Mayan cities to the south.
It is a common misconception that the Aztecs confused the Spanish conquistadors for gods. They actually knew Cortes and his men were actual men, but the Aztecs were marveled a…t their superior technology and appearance (white bearded men with iron armor, steel blades and horses). They initially approached them with caution, but during the Main Temple Massacre (May 20, 1520) the conquistadors showed their predatory nature.
Colombia didn't exist when spaniards came.
No. There is a common misconception stating that Aztecs confusedthe Spaniards for gods; in fact the Aztecs knew they were men, butwere curious to find out what were their moti…ves. Montezuma treated them as guests of honor. Unfortunately, Cortesand his conquistadors were greedy conquerors in search for gold andultimately destroyed the Aztec empire.