World History Minute: The fall of the Aztec empire

World History Minute: The fall of the Aztec empire
World History Minute: The fall of the Aztec empire

World History Minute: The fall of the Aztec empire

August 13, 1521 marks the fall of the Aztec Empire. Historian John Schmidt reminds us what led to its downfall. (Photo: Flickr/Ted Van Pelt)