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By Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

In 1519, with a small band of some hundred infantrymen, Cortes invaded the effective Aztec empire. even supposing the Aztecs drastically outnumbered them, Cortes's males have been in a position to triumph over the natives and trap their emperor. the coming of Cortes in 1519 assisted in shaping Mexico at the present time.

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