Spanish and Aztec Conflict pt.2

Spanish and Aztec Conflict pt.2

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  • Massacre of Unarmed Aztec
  • I am leaving you in charge while I go stop the Spanish.
  • Yes sir, I will not fail you.
  • Massacre of Unarmed Aztec
  • Noche Triste(Sorrowful Night)
  • I, Cuitlahuac will be your new Huey Tlatoani
  • Cortes leaves Alvarado in charge while he goes to stop the Spanish who came to Tenochtitlan with a warrant for his arrest.
  • An Unforeseen Enemy
  • I shall succeed my cousin Cuitlahuac!
  • Warning: Contagious!
  • Aztec begin preparation for the annual celebration honoring Huitzilopochtli. Spanish surround them and attack. The Aztec were outraged. They fought back so ferociously the Spanish retreated. Peace between Aztec and Spanish was gone.
  • The Final Battle
  • CHARGE!!
  • Cortes and allies defeated Spanish who had been sent to arrest him. When he arrived to Tenochtitlan he found that is men were trapped. Moctezuma was killed. Cuitlahuac was elected new Huey Tlatoni. Spanish tried to escape with gold. Aztec attacked from all sides and thousands of people died.
  • The Final Battle
  • Spare us, we surrender!
  • 75 days later...
  • Cortes and his men went into hiding. Aztec began dying from smallpox, a disease brought by the Spanish to the new world. As much as half of the population of Tenochtitlan died in 5 months. Cuitlahuac also died and his cousin Cuauhtemoc was appointed.
  • Cortes returned to Tenochtitlan with his allies. Aztec allies had now turned against him as the saw the strength of the Spanish. The Aztec withstood for 75 days. Cuautemoc was hanged.
  • August 13, 1521 was when the last group of Aztec surrendered. In 1522, Cortes became the governor and Captain-General of New Spain.
  • Finally!Success! I am the new governor and captain general of New Spain. My hard work has paid off, in the name of god of course!
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