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3: What Ethnocentric Ideas Influenced Cortes To Go To Meso America? At the age of nineteen Hernan Cortes decided to leave spain to seek fortune in the new caribbean colonies.He Then Settled in Cuba were he gained political power and was twice elected mayor of Santiago. Cortes Was determined to conquer the empire for his king, his God, and for riches, no matter how many lives were lost. He then wanted to be the leader of the expedition to the wealthy mainland when his personal goal was to conquer all of Meso-America.When they got to the new world Cortes believed it was theirs to take for the glory of Spain.

4: What Were Some Factors That Led Cortes Killing All The Aztecs? Hernan Cortes was determined to conquer all of Meso-America for the king, riches, glory, and for Spain. Alverado and his men sorrounded the courtyard and massacred the unared worshipers. At this time Cortes and his men defeated Alverado and his men (who had been sent to arrest Hernan Cortes). Any chance of a peaceful agreement between the spanish and the Aztec was gone. The spanish tried to escape in the middle of the night and the aztecs discovered them crossing the causeways and attacked. Cortes , his men, and all his allies had to retreat. After regrouping Cortes and his men along with his allies Atackedthe Aztecs (the Aztecs had no allies).

7: Why Did the Kidnapping of Moctezuma affected the fall of the Aztecs. Cortes replaced the Aztecs idols in the palace where he was staying with statues of Roman Catholic Saints and he replaced large idols in the main temple. Moctezuma's advisorors were disgusted that he had let the Sapnish into the city and he was allowing them to set up statues of the Spanish religion. They felt Moctezuma was weak and had let down his people and diminished the reputation of the Aztecs. They than deserted him leaving him hostage with the Spanish. Moctezuma was jeered and seriously hurt by stones hurtled at him, he then died because of the damage.

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