April 23 1519, Hernan Cortes lands in the Yucatan with the intention of bringing the Aztec Empire to heel and seizing all the wealth of the territory. But the expedition turns to conquest !
Aztec civilisation dominates Mexico with an iron fist. Quickly the Spanish make new friendships with locals who see in the European a good alternative to the Aztecs !
After 3 months of intense fighting, Cortes takes the city on August 13, 1521. Mexico has fallen into the hands of Spain.