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Unformatted text preview: conquered so many of their neighbors made them a major influence on past and modern indigenous life in the area. The Spanish Conquest The Spanish Conquest When the Spanish arrived in Mexico, the Aztecs were still in the process of expanding. Their rule was nowhere near over. Cortes and Moctezuma Cortes and Moctezuma Cortes and Moctezuma/source Cortes and Moctezuma/source “First meeting of Cortes and the Emperor Moctezuma on the Iztapalapa causeway, November 8, 1519. 18th century Italian engraving.” Source: p. 24, Viva Mexico by Antonio Haas, 1998. Cortes and Montezuma Cortes and Montezuma Cortes and Montezuma Cortes and Montezuma Cortes and Montezuma Cortes and Montezuma Montezuma II Montezuma II Montezuma II ruled the Aztecs from 1502 to 1520. He was the Aztec ruler at the time the Spanish arrived. He initially allowed Hernán Cortes to enter Tenochtitlán. Montezuma died in a fight between Aztecs and the Spanish in 1520. He was replaced by Cuitlahuah, who died of smallpox. Moctezuma Moctezuma Montezuma in the Codex Mendoza Mo...
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