After a beginning of worshiping and honoring of these thought to be gods, the Aztecs moved to fear for their city and their lives. A fear that was rightly justified by the merciless killings of their people and their kings. The Spanish wiped out an entire nation with their weapons and their diseases, only further proving that the relationship between these two great people was one that was destined to fail from the first footstep on Mexican soil by the Spanish. With the overpowering greed and disregard for life, the Spaniards took over the city of Tenotchlan and never looked back, never regretting the choices they made out of gluttony. The relationship between the Aztecs and the Spanish declined rapidly over time, as the Spanish wasted no time in murdering solely for the accumulation of gold and land.
When the Spanish conquistadors came upon the Incan Empire, they realized that there were bountiful amounts of treasure such as gold and silver, which tempted them to conquer the empire and found their own colonies. Consequently, the conquistadors, led by Francisco Pizarro, fought the Inca and utilized their steel weapons and horses, as well as the smallpox virus to rout their enemies. The conquistadors easily defeated the Inca, who were already fighting a civil war before the Spaniards arrived. In order to legitimize their ruthless killing of the Inca, the Spaniards said that they were ridding God of His enemies and preventing the Inca from insulting His rule. The supposedly religiously motivated clash between the Spaniards and the Inca resulted in the decline of the Incan Empire and the expansion of Spanish rule throughout Central America.
Montazuma the second was possibly one of the most important people in the entire history of The Aztec history. This is because he was the king/emperor when the Spanish concurs concurred the Aztec empire. He was born in 1466 and died in 29 of June 1520. According to one of the sources I used Montazuma was killed by the citizens of Tenochtitlan using rocks and spears because Cortez and his men forced Montazuma to admit defeat to his people. Letting the Spanish in to Tenochtitlan and showing weeknes was a horrible decision because the Spanish concurs saw this and used it against him.
The Spanish conquest brought their military equipment’s that was no match for the Mayan Indians. As the conquest continued to expand throughout Central America there was little unity among other tribes beside the Mayan empire. The reason for this is because they believe that the Spanish were much inferior to their own beliefs and ancestry. The Spanish created a management or governing system which they were to divide the Mayan population into separated groups. For the Spanish to become successful they
Hassig writes that Spanish greed for gold “sealed the Aztecs’ fate”. The brutality that followed the Spanish can be attributed more so to their greed than the style of conquest that Spain followed in the sixteenth century. While the Spanish royalty did seek to gain riches and economic advantage through their conquests, the Spanish force under Cortés deviated from the traditional ideals of Spanish conquest. In fact, Cortés avoided the authority of Spanish governor of Cuba Diego Velásquez de Cuellar with a manipulation the Spanish legal
2. What are some of the major issues that Alexander the Great faced when he ascended the throne after his father 's death? How did Alexander handle these issues? Some of the issues Alexander the Great faced when he became a king, was some of the Greek cities did not want him as king and decide to doubt him. He proofed them wrong by setting a harsh example for them, he attacked the accent city of Thebes and then sold more than twenty thousand Thebans to slavery and killed six thousand of them.
They are the men who, greedy for land and riches, managed to provoke the French into attacking us, despite all peaceful intentions and actions taken by our parliament. The blood of all those men, our brothers, husbands, and children, who died in that war is on their hands, more so than on the French themselves! The French may have fired the first shots, but it was their governor who first sold the land, out of greed and contempt for the laws set forth by our King. It is their people who must pay for the lives of those men, and if not in blood, than in the blood money they have stolen from us
When Huayna Capac died, Atahualpa (the favorite son) declared war on his brother Cuzco (the official son). Atahualpa forced Cuzco to witness the killing of all of his supporters. After Cuzco watched his supporters die, Atahualpa killed his brother and used his skull as a vessel for maize - beer. During the 12th century the Inca first deInca empire were split and lack of clarity of inheritance system. In 1532 the Spaniards arrived and founded the empire divided they quickly used the opportunity to exploit.
"It was a rebellion lead by peasant wearing yellow headband or shirt on their head. The reason for h rebellion was because of taxes. It happen in reign of Emperor Ling and took about 21 years for it to be suppressed around year 205." ( Wikipedia.com ) This caused the Han Dynasty to collapse after the Emperor died it was a dispute about who get the throne. "This affected the Empire because court officials such as judges were killed and the government was just destroyed in general."
Have you ever had a feud with another family or group of people?... Well the Hutu have, and this specific group was the Tutsi. Eventually this lead to the Hutu Killing 800,000 people of the Tutsi minority in the space of 100 days. Men were told to kill their Tutsi wives, and if they didn’t... the lives of them and their wife/wives would have been taken. In the text, BBC:100 days of genocide, it says, “ Lists of government opponents were handed out to militias who went and killed them, along with all of their families.
First of all, Asoka killed many innocent people for land. He approximately killed 200,000 people in the war of kalinga . When Asoka tried to bargain the land for money the kalinga leader refused. Asoka wanted the land for himself so one day he started war with kalinga and drove 150,000 people out of their country. Second of all, Asoka fought for land.