Hernan Cortes At Tenochtitlan

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November 8, 1519, Hernan Cortes at Tenochtitlan and was welcomed by an Aztec Emperor, Montezuma the second. Even though Montezuma didn’t trust Cortes, he thought that Cortes might be their god Quetzalcoatl, just in a human form. Montezuma gave Hernan and his men gifts of gold because he thought by giving them gifts would keep Cortes from taking over their city, but they made Cortes want more and more. Cortes imprisoned Montezuma within his own city, but Governor Velasquez from Cuba sent the expedition under conquistador Panfilo de Narvaez to take orders from Cortez. Cortes left Tenochtitlan to go and fight Narvaez. After fighting Narvaez, he returned to Tenochtitlan. When he got there he found out that his men had killed King Montezuma, so
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