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  • Aztec Culture

  • Aztec CultureHuitzilopoctli--main Aztec god

  • Aztec CultureHuitzilopoctli--main Aztec god1300--no more nomads

  • Aztec CultureHuitzilopoctli--main Aztec god1300--no more nomadsEagle, sitting on a catcus, eating a snake

  • Aztec CultureHuitzilopoctli--main Aztec god1300--no more nomadsEagle, sitting on a catcus, eating a snake1325--found sign on shores of Lake Texcoco

  • Aztec CultureHuitzilopoctli--main Aztec god1300--no more nomadsEagle, sitting on a catcus, eating a snake1325--found sign on shores of Lake TexcocoCapital city - Tenochtitln

  • Tenochtitln

  • Tenochtitln

  • TeotihuacnCity of the gods

  • TeotihuacnCity of the godsOnly priests lived there

  • TeotihuacnCity of the godsOnly priests lived thereBuilt on a slant--no floods

  • TeotihuacnCity of the godsOnly priests lived thereBuilt on a slant--no floodsPyramid of Sun

  • TeotihuacnCity of the godsOnly priests lived thereBuilt on a slant--no floodsPyramid of SunPyramid of Moon

  • Pyramid of the Sun

  • Teotihuacn

  • Teotihuacn

  • Teotihuacn

  • TeotihuacnNo floods

  • TeotihuacnNo floodsMeasured earthquakes

  • TeotihuacnNo floodsMeasured earthquakesSacrifices???

  • TeotihuacnNo floodsMeasured earthquakesSacrifices???Mortal Kombat

  • TeotihuacnNo floodsMeasured earthquakesSacrifices???Mortal KombatApocalytpo

  • QuetzalcatlFeathered serpent god

  • QuetzalcatlFeathered serpent godHad affair with Huitzilopoctlis wife

  • QuetzalcatlFeathered serpent godHad affair with Huitzilopoctlis wifeBanished--sent away

  • QuetzalcatlFeathered serpent godHad affair with Huitzilopoctlis wifeBanished--sent awaySupposed to come back as a light-skinned bearded man

  • QuetzalcatlFeathered serpent godHad affair with Huitzilopoctlis wifeBanished--sent awaySupposed to come back as a light-skinned bearded manCorts used it to his advantage

  • Conquering of Aztecs1517--First known spoken Spanish

  • Conquering of Aztecs1517--First known spoken Spanish--CortsNahuatl

  • Conquering of Aztecs1517--First known spoken English--Corts1519-1521--Corts returns--Quetzalcatl???

  • Conquering of Aztecs1517--First known spoken English--Corts1519-1521--Corts returns--Quetazalcatl???450 soldiers

  • Conquering of Aztecs1517--First known spoken English--Corts1519-1521--Corts returns--Quetzalcotl???450 soldiers24 horses

  • Conquering of Aztecs1517--First known spoken Spanish--Corts1519-1521--Corts returns--Quetzalcotl???450 soldiers24 horses15 cannons

  • Conquering of Aztecs1517--First known spoken Spanish--Corts1519-1521--Corts returns--Quetzalcotl???450 soldiers24 horses15 cannonsDiseases

  • Mexicos IndependenceSeptember 16, 1821 -- From Spain

    Declared independence in 1810

  • Mexican-American War1846-1848

  • Mexican-American War1846-1848Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

  • Mexican-American War1846-1848Treaty of Guadalupe HidalgoMexican Cession--loss of land

  • Cinco de mayoFrance invaded Mexico in 1860

  • Cinco de mayoFrance invaded Mexico in 1860

    May 5, 1862 -- Battle of Puebla

  • Cinco de mayoFrance invaded Mexico in 1860

    May 5, 1862 -- Battle of Puebla

    War continued for 5 more years until 1867