History on Fire
History on Fire
May 25, 2017
EPISODE 20 The Conquest of Mexico (Part 1): People Of The Sun
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In the 1500s, two highly militaristic peoples fueled by religious ideologies requiring bloodshed clashed with one another. This is the tale of what happened when a band of Spaniards run into the Mexica (Aztec) empire. By the time the dust will settle, out of the 25 million indigenous inhabitants of Mexico, little over a million will be left standing.

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