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Tlatelolco (altepetl)

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Tlatelolco (tɬateˈloːɬko) (also called Mexico Tlatelolco) was a prehispanic altepetl or city-state, in the Valley of Mexico. [1]

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The altepetl or, in pre-Columbian and Spanish conquest-era Aztec society, was the local, ethnically-based political entity, usually translated into English as "city-state".

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Axayacatl (āxāyacatl; Axayácatl; meaning "face of water"; c. 1449-1481) was the sixth tlatoani of the altepetl of Tenochtitlan and ruler of the Aztec Triple Alliance.

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Azcapotzalco (altepetl)

Azcapotzalco was a pre-Columbian Nahua altepetl (state), capital of the Tepanec empire, in the Valley of Mexico, on the western shore of Lake Texcoco.

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Aztec religion

The Aztec religion is the Mesoamerican religion of the Aztecs.

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The Aztecs were a Mesoamerican culture that flourished in central Mexico in the post-classic period from 1300 to 1521.

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Battle of Tlatelolco

The Battle of Tlatelolco was an attack in 1473 on the Mexica altepetl (city-state) of Tlatelolco by Tenochtitlan and its allies.

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Chalco (altépetl)

Chālco was a complex pre-Columbian Nahua altepetl or confederacy in central Mexico.

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A city-state is a sovereign state, also described as a type of small independent country, that usually consists of a single city and its dependent territories.

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Codex of Tlatelolco

The Codex of Tlatelolco is a pictorial central Mexican manuscript containing a history of events occurring in Tlatelolco, from before 1554 to after 1562.

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Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco

The Colegio de Santa Cruz in Tlatelolco, Mexico, the first European school of higher learning in the Americas, was established by the Franciscans in the 1530s with the intention, as is generally accepted, of preparing Native American boys for eventual ordination to the Catholic priesthood.

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Lake Texcoco

Lake Texcoco (Lago de Texcoco) was a natural lake within the "Anahuac" or Valley of Mexico.

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List of Tlatelolco rulers

This is a list of the tlatoque of the pre-Columbian altepetl of Tlatelolco.

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Mass grave

A mass grave is a grave containing multiple human corpses, which may or may not be identified prior to burial.

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The Mexica (Nahuatl: Mēxihcah,; the singular is Mēxihcatl Nahuatl Dictionary. (1990). Wired Humanities Project. University of Oregon. Retrieved August 29, 2012, from) or Mexicas were a Nahuatl-speaking indigenous people of the Valley of Mexico, known today as the rulers of the Aztec Empire.

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Mexico City

Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.

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Nahuatl (The Classical Nahuatl word nāhuatl (noun stem nāhua, + absolutive -tl) is thought to mean "a good, clear sound" This language name has several spellings, among them náhuatl (the standard spelling in the Spanish language),() Naoatl, Nauatl, Nahuatl, Nawatl. In a back formation from the name of the language, the ethnic group of Nahuatl speakers are called Nahua.), known historically as Aztec, is a language or group of languages of the Uto-Aztecan language family.

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New Spain

The Viceroyalty of New Spain (Virreinato de la Nueva España) was an integral territorial entity of the Spanish Empire, established by Habsburg Spain during the Spanish colonization of the Americas.

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Orizaba (Spanish) is a city and municipality in the Mexican state of Veracruz.

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Plaza de las Tres Culturas

The Plaza de las Tres Culturas ("Square of the Three Cultures") is the main square within the Tlatelolco neighbourhood of Mexico City.

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Pre-Columbian era

The Pre-Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history and prehistory of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the American continents, spanning the time of the original settlement in the Upper Paleolithic period to European colonization during the Early Modern period.

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Quaquapitzahuac (died 1417) was the first ruler of the Aztec city of Tlatelolco.

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Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (Mexico)

The Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores, SRE, lit: Secretariat of Foreign Relations) is the government department responsible for Mexico's foreign affairs.

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Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire

The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, or the Spanish–Aztec War (1519–21), was the conquest of the Aztec Empire by the Spanish Empire within the context of the Spanish colonization of the Americas.

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The Tepanecs or Tepaneca are a Mesoamerican people who arrived in the Valley of Mexico in the late 12th or early 13th centuries.

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The Broken Spears

The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico (Spanish title: Visión de los vencidos: Relaciones indígenas de la conquista) is a book by Miguel León-Portilla, translating selections of Nahuatl-language accounts of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire.

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Tlacateotl (or Tlacateotzin) (? - 1427/8) was the second Tlatoani of the Aztec city of Tlatelolco from 1417 until his death.

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Tlatelolco (archaeological site)

Tlatelolco is an archaeological excavation site in Mexico City, Mexico where remains of the pre-Columbian city-state of the same name have been found.

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Tlatoani (tlahtoāni, "one who speaks, ruler"; plural tlahtohqueh or tlatoque), is the Classical Nahuatl term for the ruler of an āltepētl, a pre-Hispanic state.

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Tzilacatzin was a Tlatelolca warrior.

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Valley of Mexico

The Valley of Mexico (Valle de México; Tepētzallāntli Mēxihco) is a highlands plateau in central Mexico roughly coterminous with present-day Mexico City and the eastern half of the State of Mexico.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tlatelolco_(altepetl)

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