On August 13, 1521, just 500 years ago, the indigenous city of Mexico-Tenochtitlan -today Mexico City- was captured after a state of siege and fierce battles that lasted for three months.
The Beat Generation is a literary movement that emerged from the vision of a group of writer friends who met in late 1944 at the West End Bar in Manhattan, New York: among them were Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, and John Clellon Holmes.
Dolores del Río is the first Hispanic American to excel in Hollywood and also the first woman to be part of a jury at the Cannes Film Festival (in 1957). Her beauty was undeniable
One of the Mormon women who migrated to Mexico to continue polygamy was Alma Dayer LeBarón, who settled in the state of Chihuahua from Utah in 1924.
In their sculptural production, the Mexica used the human figure as a fundamental artistic pattern, with which they achieved a portrait of their society. Through the monumental stone sculptures, it is possible to identify with indigenous ancestors who established the foundations of nationality.
War was common in pre-Hispanic settlements, war was part of the organization for the defense and domination over other societies; such activity was at its peak during the post-classic period (approximately between 900 and 1521), a process immediately after the Conquest of Mexico-Tenochtitlan.
In Mexico, public education dates back to ancient times, as nomadic societies, with a rudimentary culture, transmitted incipient agricultural knowledge to young people, as well as the rudiments of hunting, fishing, and gathering, which were essential for survival in those cultures.
There is ancient history in the midst of the ingredients and ways of preparing pozole, which refers to the Mexica and warrior way of preparing it, and which included human flesh as an essential part of the recipe.
Xalapa is the second city in the country with the largest number of monumental paintings, according to art historians based in the capital of the state of Veracruz, with more than one hundred murals located in the university, public and private spaces.