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Living in Mexico

Living in Mexico - your complete and comprehensive guide to discovering, exploring, planning, and realizing a new life in Mexico

Aztec Calendar - Pre Columbian Era

The Pre Columbian Era

The first major civilization of Mesoamerica, the Olmecs, populated southern Veracruz state and parts of Tabasco on Mexico's Gulf coast.

Modern Times

From revolution to paternalism, to a new order defined by global markets and technology

The Colonial Era

The following 300 years mark the Colonial era, when the territories of New Spain were expanded

The Spanish Conquest

The Spanish Conquest

The Aztec empire reached its height in the early 16th century, under Emperor Moctezuma.