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How did the Aztecs respond to the massacre in the Temple of Tenochtitlan?

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How did the Aztecs respond to the massacre in the Temple of Tenochtitlan?

Tezcatlipoca:

In Aztec mythology, Tezcatlipoca was one of the four sons of Ometeotl, and Tezcatlipoca was a central god in their belief. The Aztecs considered him to be the god of the night sky, the night winds, hurricanes, the north, the earth, obsidian, enmity, discord, rulership, divination, temptation, jaguars, sorcery, beauty, war and strife, and they worshipped him with a festival in May of each year. Some historians have considered Tezcatlipoca to be an adopted god, because Tezcatlipoca was also a god to the Olmec and Maya.

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Following the massacre, the Aztecs responded with violence towards the Spanish, which resulted in the expulsion of the Spaniards from Tenochtitlan.

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Learn about who conquered the Aztecs and when the Aztecs were conquered. Also, read about the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan and how it fell to Hernan Cortes.


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