The Mesoamerican Era

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These new rulers also declared themselves to be the heirs of a mythical city of the gods called, “Zuyuá” in Mayan. Another feature of the newly adopted religious system was that it allowed the formation of alliances with other city-states that were controlled by groups that had the same ideology.
This was the case with the League of Mayapán in Yucatán. These northern Maya and neighboring cultures had united under religion. This was same with the Mixtec confederation of Lord Eight Deer, based north of the Maya in the mountains of Oaxaca. At this point in the Post-Classic period, many Mesoamerican societies can be characterized by their military nature and multi-ethnic populations.
The fall of Tula and the militaristic Toltec checked the
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They seen the arrival of the conquering Spaniards as an opportunity to free themselves and agreed to support the Europeans in their conquest against the Mexica. They thought that in return for helping the Spanish that they'd gain their freedom. They had no idea that they were assisting in the entire subjugation of all the Mesoamerican world by the European newcomers.
The Post-Classic Era saw the collapse of many of the great Mesoamerican nations and Maya city-states that had dominated the region during the Classic Era. Not all of them had perished during the post classic period before the arrival of the Spanish. The Maya of the Yucatán continued to exist as a distinct culture and in many cases their great cities at Chichen Itza and Uxmal thrived. However, this was a period of increased social chaos and warfare.
The Post-Classic was a time of technological advancement in architecture, engineering and weaponry, but it was also a period of cultural decline. However, it was during the Post-Classic period that Mesoamerica experienced rapid movements and growths in population, this was especially true in Central Mexico after 1200 AD. It was also a time of experimentation in
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