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Montezuma Ruler of the Aztecs
Montezuma was the ruler of the Aztecs. Aztecs lived
in Mexico around
the 1400\'s to 1500\'s. They were an advanced civilization.
seemed brutal to us but normal to them. Their clothes and
Aztecs lived where southern Mexico is today.
Tenochtitlan was their
capital until Spain came around. Due to their religion and
Cortez, leader of the Spanish Conquest, was believed to be a
white god. He
made Montezuma prisoner and captured Tenoctitlan and renamed
it Mexico City.
Sacrificing people to gods was a normal thing. They
slaves and prisoners. That is why they waged war with
people. Usually they
cut the heart out of a living victim. They thought if you
ate someone\'s flesh,
you obtained their courage. Every 52 years, they had a new
would light a fire on someone\'s chest who is alive, then
people put their blood
on it so they could become part of it.
Very much do you hear of their culture today and
very few people can
speak their language. Their clothes and ways have changed.
was advanced, large and successful for a period of time.
Topics Related to Montezuma Ruler of the Aztecs
Montezuma, Aztec, Tenochtitlan, Fall of Tenochtitlan, Moctezuma II
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