Early modern European history quiz

A: 1521

Q: In which year did Hernán Cortés conquer and destroy Tenochtitlán?

Tenochtitlán was the capital of the Aztec empire, which Hernán Cortés conquered and destroyed in 1521, after landing on the coast of Mexico in 1519. The present day Mexico City is located at the site of Tenochtitlán.

 

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