The author argues that the Spanish were completely at fault for the total destruction of the Aztec Empire. In Broken spears, the author explains how many factors other than Spanish power contributed to the downfall of the Aztecs. Not only did the Spanish have many advantages over the Aztecs, but also they also exploited them and took advantage of the cultural difference. The main key aspects to the Spanish victory, is that the Spanish were
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during the conquest, the information provided was highly accurate from the Indian prospective, as what they saw and experienced.
I believe that this book presented a very excellent example of what happens when a European power tries to exploit another cultures, and this is not the only time that we will see this happen. There will many Aztec-Like exploitations and destruction. It appears that the Europeans valued their interested over the outcomes of cultural clash