Asked in Ancient History, Aztecs
Why did it take so long for the cortez to defeat the Aztecs?
it toook so long 4 cortez 2 defeat the Aztec because they had 2 starve them That's not true, Cortez pretended to be their friend so after a while they could defeat them, and as a friend they got a share in all the gold. ...
Asked in Ancient History, Mexico, Aztecs
What explorer defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico?
Hernando Cortez was the Spanish conquistador that defeat the Aztecs. They used trickery and subterfuge to take the power away from the king of the Aztecs. ...
What was it that convinced Cortes initially that he could conquer the Aztecs?
He knew he could take over the Aztecs when they thought he was a god. So he used that to take over them. ...
Asked in Spain, Aztecs, Conquistadors
How long did it take the spanish to conquer the Aztecs?
From the arrival of Cortes in Yucatan to his successful second attempt was a period of about 2 1/2 years (30 months), from February 1519 to August 1521. ...
Asked in Mexico, Conquistadors
Did cortez take over Mexico?
Hernan Cortez conquered the Aztec Empire in 1521, with the help of more than 200,000 Tlaxcalan allies -- who were bitter enemies of the Aztecs -- and a smallpox epidemic that decimated the Aztec population between 1519 and 1521. After the Fall of Tenochtitlan, central Mexico became part of the Spanish Empire, and Hernan Cortez became its first viceroy. ...
Did Spain conquer the Incas and Aztecs for their gold and silver?
That was a driving force to their take over of the Americas. Spain became rather rich with the gold and silver that was brought back from the are. ...
Asked in Persian Empire
How long did it take Alexander the Great to conquer the Macedonian Empire?
It took him ten years to conquer the Persian Empire and turn it into an empire of his own. ...
Asked in Aztecs
Why did Aztecs build their city in the middle of a swamp?
It was to stop enemy's from getting to them. It would take such a long time to swim that the Aztecs would spot them and capture them. Then they would sacarifice them. ...
Asked in Ancient History, Aztecs, Mayans
How did the Aztec civilization start?
Relatively speaking, the conquest of the once mighty Aztec Empire in Mexico by the Spanish did not take very long. It began in early 1519 and ended in late 1521. It was not easy, however, mostly because the Spanish did not present a unified front to the Aztecs. The Spanish fought each other almost as much as they did with the Aztecs. This infighting jeopardized the expedition and almost led to its ruin. Spanish involvement in Mexico began in February of 1519...
What did Hernan Cortes did after the take over of Mexico?
Hernan Cortez was given a large estate in New Spain where he lived but he also explored central America when a member of his original crew left to conquer the people's of central America. ...
Asked in Aztecs
What factors lead to the conquering of the Aztecs?
The Aztecs had made many enemies because they would send out raiding parties to take prisoners for sacrifices. These rival tribes of the Aztecs would later help the Spanish conquistadors take out the Aztecs. ...
Asked in Alexander the Great
How long did it take Alexander the Great to conquer the world?
Alexander the Great conquered a large part of the then known world, but he did not conquer it all. His conquests were made over a period of 11 years. ...