The Spanish conquest of the Maya was a protracted conflict during the Spanish
colonisation of the Americas, in which the Spanish conquistadores and their ...
A Late Postclassic Maya chronicle, known as the “Book of Chilam Balam of
Chumayel”, notes that “11 Ahau was when the mighty men arrived from the east.
The Spanish colonization of the Maya officially began in 1521 when Francisco de
Montejo petitioned the King of Spain for the right to conquer the Yucatan.
What happened to the Aztecs, Maya, and Inca? The great civilizations of Mexico
and of Central and South America faced many internal conflicts at the start of the
The Spanish conquered most of their territory in the 1500s. I'm sure a lot of the
Mayans died off from disease and warfare. The Spanish went ...
The Maya are probably the best-known of the classical civilizations of .... He
conquered the Aztecs in a year, but it took another 20 years to conquer the Yucat
Find out more about the history of Maya, including videos, interesting articles,
pictures ... Mexico and Central America before the 16th century Spanish
The Spanish invasion and subjugation of the Maya peoples of the Yucatán
Peninsula ... the region became a colonial backwater and was never fully
The conquest, far from being final, initiated years of continued struggle between
Yucatecan and Guatemalan Spaniards and native Maya groups for control over ...
The Maya: Conquest of the K'iche by… 2. Ten Facts About Pedro de Alvarado. 3.
The Colonization of Guatemala. 4. The History of the City of Antigua, ...