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

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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)