The Conquest of the Yucatan - Part 1

19m | Nov 15, 2023

The Yucatan peninsula formed a big unconquered space between several of the Spanish empire's most important colonies. In 1526 a man named Francisco de Montejo decided it was time to try and bring it under his control.

Upon arrival, he faced a difficult natural environment and a Maya population who had no intention of giving up their sovereignty.

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