Tomatoes in the Old World

Returning from Mexico to Spain, Conquistadors brought back seeds of tomatoes in the 16th Century. Continue reading

New World Cultivation of Crops

Based on the findings of Bruce Smith, from National Museum of Natural History, washington, DC, USA. Continue reading

Teotihuacan was a Major City in New World

The City of Teotihuacan, located in Northeastern area of the Valley of Mexico was founded around 1 CE. Continue reading

Free trade for North America … Really?

On December 17th 1992, a free trade agreement called NAFTA (aka. North American Free Trade Agreement) was signed by Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, United States President George W. Bush and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari. Continue reading

Maize Cultivation in Tehuacán Valley

Maize (aka Corn) cultivation in the Tehuacán Valley of the central Mexican state of Puebla, showed up around 2700 BCE. Continue reading

Spanish Conquistador Gonzalo Guerrero Becomes a Warrior

Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Guerrero was the first European to be accepted into the Mayan culture in Yucatan, Mexico in 1510. Continue reading

Mexican Use of European Glassmaking Techniques

European glassmaking techniques were brought to the Americas by Spanish Continue reading

Benito Pablo Juarez

Benito Pablo Juárez García (Spanish: [beˈnito ˈpaβlo ˈxwaɾes gaɾˈsi.a] (listen); 21 March 1806 – 18 July 1872) was a Mexican lawyer and politician, who served as the 26th president of Mexico from 1858 until his death in 1872. Continue reading

Mexican President Benito Pablo Juarez

Mexican President Benito Pablo Juarez was a liberal-democratic reformer who served from 1861 to 1872. Continue reading

Mexican Emperor Ferdinand Maximilian

Austrian archduke Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph became Mexican Emperor in 1864 with backing from France. Continue reading