Montezuma II: Was it the right decision? An essay on Montezuma and the decision he made concerning him allowing Cortez to come into his sovereignty.

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"I shall be the last ruler of this land." (Flowers, p. 10) Montezuma made this predicament after one of his advisors foresaw "the end" in the sun. After generating of one of the greatest empires in the Americas, Montezuma's decision to welcome Hernan Cortes with open hands, turned out to be a fatal one for the Aztec Empire. Montezuma had to make one of two choices, allow the "gods" to come in to their land or …

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