History has been very cruel to the Aztecs. What do you know about the Aztecs? The first thing that probably comes to your mind is human sacrifice, or them being very bloody and gory.
Well there is much more to the Aztecs than human sacrifice and wars. The Aztecs were a very advanced and successful civilization. They did perform human sacrifice, but it was a part of their religion, and it was common for cultures to sacrifice humans at the time. Also, all of the things we know today about the Aztecs come from the Spanish perspective, and the Spanish had every reason to make the Aztecs look bad. History should say the Aztecs were a well organized civilization who deserve credit, and should not be opinionated on because of …show more content…
History should say the Aztecs were a well organized civilization who deserve credit, and should not be opinionated on because of their sacrificial ceremonies. They only sacrificed people because that’s what their belief was, and at the time, cultures were very religious, as they still are today. We should look at the Aztecs as a unique, and successful people. They may have been warlike, but they succeeded in what they needed to succeed in until they were conquered