Despite the people’s dismay with Montezuma’s opinion of sacrifice, some important milestones were achieved during his reign. For example, they were one of the first civilizations to develop a written language. The one thing that could be considered one of the most important inventions ever, still used today, is the modern calendar. That’s right, the Aztecs of Montezuma’s time created that system of days, months, and even leap years that is of everyday use to us now. We have calendars in our homes, our school planners, and even on our phones. This is one of the longest lasting inventions of all time. Also, Aztecs were devoted to beauty, poetry, and music, which also are an influence ...
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Then- Hernan Cortes and the Spanish came from Europe to conquer land.
Then- Montezuma and the Aztecs welcome the Spanish, but Montezuma is taken prisinor.
Last- Montezuma is killed, cause of death unknown.
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