SW10: Psychovant Teaches American History #3 (the Aztecs)
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Mon Nov 4 18:48:14 PST 2019
Psychovant the Duck again, hacking the Powernaut pages for your American
History lesson. Last week we talked about how the strongest nation in
the world just wanted to loot other nations... Sound familiar? Only
this time it's Spain! In this lesson, the looting starts!
How did the White Man beat the Aztecs, despite being incredibly
outnumbered? Because Aztecs didn't even rule all of Mexico, being
crazy-ass bastards who did human sacrifice.
(http://www.aztec-history.com/aztec-empire.html) So they got people the
next state line over to fight against them all the time, including when
the Spanish came. And their tech was pre-Roman Empire. They had the
wheel, but no beasts of burden until Spanish brought horses, so what's
the point. So it was like a "Conquistador in the Sea of Time" thing.
- Down in South America, it would be kind of the same thing. Incas
didn't have rebels, but the Spanish managed to ambush them just before
the Incas could ambush them first.
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