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How was Cortes finally able to conquer the Aztecs?
Montezuma read he aztec calendar said that there were going to be a god named It was predicted that the god would have "So they treated Cortes and his people as gods. Later on Cortes was treated as roalty. He was now friends with the king of the aztecs Montezuma. But Cortes held Montezuma captive so the aztecs would give him gold and jewelery. So montezuma went out to the crowd to calm them down but then got hit by a...
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Why did Montezuma think Hernando Cortes was a god?
Quetzalcoatl (Aztec God) Sailed to the East on a canoe made of serpents and was said to come back to destroy the empire being bearded and have wight skin. Because of this, the Aztecs thought Cortes was Quetzalcoatl and therefor thought he was a god. ...
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How did the Aztec and Inca Empires once giants in the New World fall?
Both the Aztec and Inca Empires fell from within. You may read in your text book that the Spanish Army attacking Mexico City had a few hundred men. In that case it does not mention the Indian tribes that had been chafing under Aztec rule. It does not mention the thousands of those warriors that joined the Spanish. Then Montezuma, the Aztec leader, promised the Aztec Gods would join the fight in 10 days. After 11 days the gods did not...
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How was Cortes able to conquer the Aztec empire?
In a very abridged version, with the use of guns and germs. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ all wrong!! well actually the aztec calendar said that there were going to be a god named "Malintzin". It was predicted that the god would have "white skin and come in with great wings". So they treated Cortes and his people as gods. Later on Cortes was treated as roalty. He was now friends with the king of the aztecs Montezuma. But Cortes held Montezuma captive so the aztecs...
What are the achievements of the Aztec civilization?
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What were some of the greatest accomplishments of the Aztec culture?
some of the greatest accomplishments would be in the making of clocks and calendars. also, they had very good engineering ideas that helped them advance many things they had a good military service thing even though all the best land was taken, the Aztec leader made the city into almost perfection. you can read a lot about it on this website: http:/www.crystalinks.com/azteculture.html ...