Aztec Timeline

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1100

1100 - 1101

Aztec leave homeland in search for a new home.

1325

1325 - 1326

Tenochtitlan was founded, the first temple was built.

1370-75

1370 - 1375

Tenoch, the ruler, died. Acamapichtli becomes new ruler of Aztec empire.

1428-52

1428 - 1452

Aztec joined forces with Texcoco, Moctezuma became new ruler, sent troops to conquer land, then died. Ahuizotu became next ruler.

1502

1502 - 1503

Moctezuma II became new ruler, Aztec were at height.

1519

1519 - 1520

Cortez came to Mexico, Moctezuma II died.

1520-21

1520 - 1521

Cuitlahuac elected ruler, Tenochtitlan was destroyed.

1522

1522 - 1523

Tenochtitlan rebuilt, named New Mexico, was declared capitol of Spanish colony of New Spain.