Why did the ancient Aztecs leave Mexico?
they left because they got concerd by the spanish. Or is it the incas. i dont know
Aztecs were a wandering Native American tribe who came to Mexico during the 13th century. The Aztecs began moving south into the central valley of Mexico in 1200 AD. There they built a great civilization including cities, pyramids, and temples. By 1400 AD, Aztec Empire had 5 million people. In 1519 Spanish conquistadors arrived in Mexico and defeated the Aztecs.
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Several present-day cities in Mexico were founded by the Aztecs. The most important of them however, was Mexico-Tenochtitlan, founded on March 13, 1325 and which became the capital of the Aztec Empire. Nowadays, Mexico City (capital of the modern country of Mexico) is located atop the ruins of such ancient city.
Exuse me but the terms for it is empire. The Aztecs had to leave their emprie because the spanish conquestidors came over to their empire with armor, horses and other materials that the Aztecs didnt know about. They forced them out of their land and killed off most of the Aztecs. But today you can still find Aztecs in Mexico and around in central America. Doing all of their old cultures. Although they did find…
No. Aztec people were a civilization that lived in present-day central Mexico, and were conquered by Spanish conquistadores on August 13, 1521. Modern Mexicans are half Amerindians (including Aztecs) and half Spanish, so they would be the descendants of ancient Aztecs but it would be the other way around: Mexicans are Aztecs.