Aztec Invasion Timeline

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  • Feb 15, 1519

    Cortes sails for Mexico from Cuba

    This was important because it showed Cortes' determination to explore Mexico
  • Jul 15, 1519

    Tlaxcalans attack the Spanish

    The Tlaxclans attacked the Spanish, but Cortes held them off with guns and steel armour
  • Sep 15, 1519

    Tlaxcalans for alliance with Spanish.

    Te tlaxcans form alliance with the Spanish
  • Nov 8, 1519

    Cortes and Moctezuma meet

    Cortes and Moctezuma meet
  • Dec 3, 1519

    Cortes take Moctezuma HOSTAGE

    Cortes takes Moctuezuma as a HOSTAGE
  • Jun 15, 1520

    The Spanish retreat after the Aztecs gather arms

    The Spanish retreat after the Aztecs gather arms...
  • Aug 13, 1520

    The Spanish massacre thousands of Aztecs while preparing for their religious festival

    Thousands of Aztecs were massacred to prepar for the Spanish's religious festival.