Social Studies 6th grade

which of the following contributed to the defeat of Aztecs?

A. Drought

B. enslaved Africans

C. earthquakes

D. small pox ****

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  1. Yes.

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  2. It is traditionally believed that smallpox was the killer, but recently that hypothesis has been challenged and cycles of drought and rainfall leading to waves of rodents carrying indigenous fevers might be the culprit. See: http://blogs.plos.org/publichealth/2013/07/30/guest-post-what-killed-the-aztecs/

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  3. so would the question be up to date or what happen then?

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  4. The answer was smallpox so I guess I was right.

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  5. The smallpox story was standard until very recently.

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