The history of Mexico – a resource page featuring many aspects of Mexican history

A comprehensive presentation of Mexico’s history including timelines, famous people, ancient history, modern history, the peoples of Mexico, ethnic origins, Indigenous Mexico (Mayan, Huichol, Tarahumara) Mexico’s historical traditions and many other articles of significance to the Mexicophile. The Time-Line View: from 3500 B.C. to the present day. This view is fully integrated allowing the reader […]

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Mexico’s famous historical people – a chronological list of Mexican makers of history

940? – ? Quetzalcoatl 1403 – 1473 Nezahualcoyotl ? – 1469 Moctezuma Ilhuicamina (I) 1480? – 1520 Moctezuma Xocoyotl (II) 1489? – 1531? Jeronimo de Aguilar 1485 – 1547 Hernan Cortés 1495 – 1525 Cuauhtemoc 14?? – 1550 Nuño Beltrán de Guzmán “Bloody Guzman” ? – ? La Malinche In Search of Malinche – the […]

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Mexico – Mexican history time-line overview- resource page

Although all countries have visible remains of their history, Mexico seems to have reminders of its past in just about every town you visit. Due to Mexico’s vast history this portion of MexConnect contains an overview of the country’s history showing what the rest of the world was up to as Mexico evolved. We have […]

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Listing of Mexico’s Presidents and Heads of State

 by Index Page © 2011 MEXICAN PRESIDENTS & HEADS OF STATE INDEPENDENCE PERIOD and EARLY REPUBLIC Emperor Agustín de Iturbide Agustín Itúrbide, Unappreciated Unknown 1822-23 Guadalupe Victoria (Felix Fernández) 1824-29 Vicente Guerrero 1829 José María Bocanegra (interim) 1829 Pedro Vélez, Luis Quintanar and Lucas Alamán, triumvirate 1829 Anastasio Bustamante 1830-32, 1837-39 and 1842 Melchor Múzquiz […]

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La Cocina de Hidalgo: Nace de Diversos Climas y Culturas

A lo largo de los años, hemos viajado por carretera desde México a diferentes partes de los Estados Unidos. Las rutas varían, y algunas son más escénicas que otras. Uno de los viajes más bonitos pasó por el estado de Hidalgo, en el norte de México central. Ahí, los paisajes todavía asemejan al arte de […]

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Palenque: The Palace seen from the Temple of the Sun

La Civilización Maya, Las Ciudades Mayas : recursos

Para el extranjero, la palabra ‘Maya’ conjura imágenes de ruinas arqueológicas y de una cultura perdida y desaparecida. Hoy en día, la palabra ‘Chiapas’ trae a la mente ideas de rebelión, el nombre del Sub-comandante Marcos, y confusión generalizada. Lo que muchos no conocen es la relación entre los antiguos mayas y la expresión viva, […]

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Zacatecas Cathedral - photo by Alan Cogan

The state of Zacatecas, Mexico – resource page

Zacatecas – a place to return to! Millions of Americans today look to the Mexican state of Zacatecas as their ancestral homeland. In this section, we focus on the fascinating state of Zacatecas, which supplied so much of the country’s wealth during colonial times. Main articles for this section: Zacatecas – A Labyrinth of Riches […]

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Mouth of the spring at Las Huertas. © Julia Taylor, 2007

Adventurous Mexico – exploring volcanoes, hiking, sailing, kayaking and more

Climbing Mexico’s volcanoes Pico de Orizaba (Citlateptl) 5700m 18,700ft Popocatepl 5452m 17,887ft Iztaccihuatl 5286m 17,342ft A Mexican Mountaineering Expedition On Pico de Orizaba, Mexico’s highest volcano (Citlaltepetl in Veracruz) – with PHOTO GALLERY Exploring caves in Mexico: the speleologist’s new frontier El Pozo de la Pestilencia, La Cueva de la Villa Luz, Naica caves and […]

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Mexico Travel Books and Retirement / Living Guides

Clicking on the book title will take you to more about this book at amazon.com People’s Guide to Mexico: Wherever you go… There You Are Carl Franz, Lorena Havens, Steve Rogers A different type of guidebook — anecdotal, instructive, personal and very informative/educational. It is written from a narrative or story telling point of view. […]

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