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They subdued the Aztecs street by street, slaughtering indiscriminately and looting what they could. Houses were burned and temples destroyed.
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Over the next three years, the conquistadores brought the whole of Mesoamerica under Spanish rule and established the colony of New Spain. Smallpox continued to ravage the indigenous population and cripple their capacity to resist the Spanish. Further disadvantaging them was a serious gap in technological advancement. While the Spanish had access to gunpowder and steel, the indigenous tribes armoured themselves with thick cloth and animal hides and fought with macuahuitl bladed clubs , bows, and spears.
These factors working against them, the tribes soon found themselves the subjects of a people arguably as merciless as the Aztecs had been before them. You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience and security. Article Media. Info Print Print. Table Of Contents.