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In Aztec mythology, Mextli (also Mexitl or Tecciztecatl) was a god of war and storms and was born fully armed as a warrior. He accepted hundreds of sacrifices annually. His name is the source of the name "Mexico". The Aztec civilization recognized many gods and supernatural creatures. ...


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History of Mexico (2137 words)
Today's Mexico covers the area where several advanced Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican civilizations like the Maya, Olmec, Toltec and Aztec cultures developed and flourished for centuries before first contact with Europeans.
The modern name "Mexico" comes from either an Aztec god named Mextli or a name for ruling group of the Aztec people, the "Meshika".
The native cultures were invaded and conquered by Spain starting in 1521.
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