Mexican Indian Wars

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Mexican Indian Wars
The Conquest of Tenochtitlan.jpg
The Conquest of Tenochtitlán, c.1675
Date 1519–1933
Location Mexico
Result Mexican victory
Belligerents
 Crown of Castile
(1519–1716)
 Spain
(1716–1821)
 Mexico
(1821–1933)
Tarascans (1519–1821)
Tlaxcalans (1519–1821)
Maya (1517–1847)[1]
Native Americans
Commanders and leaders
Benito Juarez
Hernán Cortés
Strength
+1,000,000 +1,000,000
Casualties and losses
tens-of-thousands (Spain)
hundreds-of-thousands (Indian Auxiliaries)
hundreds-of-thousands (Mexica/Chichimeca/Apachean)

The Mexican Indian Wars[2] refer to the conflicts fought between Spanish, or Mexican, forces against Mexican Indians. The period begins with Hernán Cortés' conquest of the Aztec Empire in 1519[3] and continued until the end of the Caste War in 1933.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Clendinnen, Inga; Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatán, 1517–1570. (pg 1–207) ISBN 0-521-37981-4
  2. ^ Wars of Mexico
  3. ^ Hernán Cortés
  4. ^ Yucatan War 1847–1933