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Allan on August 13th, 2021

Today is August 13th, 2021. It’s the 500th anniversary of the Fall of Tenochtitlan on August 13th, 1521. Tenochtitlan was the capital of the Aztec Empire. It was a magnificent city on a lake. On August 13th, 1521, the siege of Tenochtitlan by Hernan Cortes and the Spaniards, with their many Indian allies, ended in […]

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It’s now been 500 years since Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes arrived to Veracruz, Mexico.  On April 21st, 2019, Cortes and his ships arrived to the island of San Juan de Ulua, right off Veracruz.  The next day, April 22nd, 2019, the Spaniards went ashore.  Thus began their conquest of the Aztec Empire, which fell on […]

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