Your new life in Mexico starts here
By the early 19th century, the local middle classes had grown tired of sharing their wealth with Spain
From revolution to paternalism, to a new order defined by global markets and technology
The first major civilization of Mesoamerica, the Olmecs, populated southern Veracruz state and parts of Tabasco on Mexico's Gulf coast.
The Aztec empire reached its height in the early 16th century, under Emperor Moctezuma.
The following 300 years mark the Colonial era, when the territories of New Spain were expanded
A brief introduction to Mexico's History